Field Definitions: VA Custom Form Tabs

The following is a list of field descriptions for the VA Custom Form Tabs form. Many of the descriptions include links to other topics that provide additional information about or related to the topic.

Control Type

Control Type field on the VA Custom Form Tabs form

Select the type of information that you want to add to the tab.

  • 0-Default - Select this option if you want to add a user-defined table to the tab. This enables the Grid Form field.

  • 3- Query - Select this option if you want to add a query to the tab. This enables the Query Name field so that you can select a query.

Query Name

Query Name field on the VA Custom Form Tabs form

This field is enabled only when 3-Query is selected in the Control Type field.

Use this field to associate the tab with a query. Press F4 to select a query from a list. Only queries that are linked to the form query of the parent form display in the list. You can do this using the Links tab on the VA Inquiries form. Click here for information on how to add a query to a tab on a form.

Tab#

Tab# field on the VA Custom Form Tabs form

Enter the custom related tab’s number. Press F4 to select from a list of valid custom related tabs for the parent form.

Note: You must create the custom related tab prior to linking it with the user-defined table. If this field is blank, then a custom related tab has not been created and you cannot link the user-defined table using this form. For more information, refer to Linking Related Tabs to UD Tables in Related Topics below.