Setting a date, drop down or database field to not automatically open when you reopen an event form

When you open an existing event form from the sidebar, reports, athlete history or from a front page report often the first field will open again and appear for reselection. This can now be turned off.

When you open an existing entry from the history, reports or even front page reports, the first field will be reopened ready to be updated (as shown in the image in the step below)

When you open an existing entry from the history, reports or even front page reports, the first field will be reopened ready to be updated (as shown in the image in the step below)

The first cell in the event is reopened ready to be updated. However, this means you have to click "cancel" to go back to viewing the page. This can now be disabled

The first cell in the event is reopened ready to be updated. However, this means you have to click "cancel" to go back to viewing the page. This can now be disabled

You can turn off the autoopen in the Advanced Properties of the Event Form.

Open your Event Form in the Event Builder Page and go to the Form's Advanced Properties

Open your Event Form in the Event Builder Page and go to the Form's Advanced Properties

At the bottom of the Advanced Properties there is a field called "Focus field Open". By default it is set to Yes. Click on it, set it to No and Save the Event Form

At the bottom of the Advanced Properties there is a field called "Focus field Open". By default it is set to Yes. Click on it, set it to No and Save the Event Form

Confirm the form Save (because you have not updated anything else you can resave it)

Confirm the form Save (because you have not updated anything else you can resave it)

Now on the application when you open that Entry, the first field will NOT open automatically (as shown in the image in the step below)

Now on the application when you open that Entry, the first field will NOT open automatically (as shown in the image in the step below)

Now the first field does not autoopen. This helps to save time and make the system more user friendly.

Now the first field does not autoopen. This helps to save time and make the system more user friendly.

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