Adding New Form Templates to the Object Repository

Just as you can add new project templates to the Object Repository, you can also add new form templates. Simply move to the form you want to add, right-click on it, and select Add to Repository from the local menu. In the dialog box that appears (see below), you can choose which form of the current project should be added to the Repository, and set the title, description, author, page, and icon, as usual. Once you have set these elements and clicked on OK, the form is added to the proper page...

The Empty Project Template

When you start a new project, it automatically opens a blank form, too. If you want to base a new project on one of the form objects or wizards, this is not what you want. To solve this problem, you can add an Empty Project template to the Gallery. The steps required to accomplish this are simple 2 Remove its only form from the project. 3 Add this project to the templates, naming it Empty Project. When you select this project from the Object Repository, you gain two advantages. You have your...