SHOW (FLD) primary command

In Browse, View, and Edit, the SHOW (FLD) command adds a hidden field to the data display. You can hide a field from display by using the HIDE editor primary command or by using the S prefix command in the template editor.

Note: The SHOW command has two usages; the other usage applies to records, and it is described in section SHOW (REC) primary command.


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A single field reference (for example, #1), a range (for example, #2-#5), or a list of single field references/ranges separated by spaces (for example, #1 #4 #6-#7). A single field specification is #n; n is a positive integer and cannot exceed the number of fields in the template being processed.
The name of a field in the template, which is optionally preceded by the pound symbol (#). Use #ALL, #NOT, #SUP, and #RESET to avoid any syntactical ambiguity with command keywords.


The SHOW (FLD) command is available on most editor panels. In particular, to allow you to modify how the data is displayed, it can be used in the following panels: