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Format a Business Object Caption

This lesson explains how to format a caption of a business object's detail form.

NOTE

Before you proceed, take a moment to review the following lessons.

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Open the Model.DesignedDiffs.xafml file in the MySolution.Module project to invoke the Model Editor.
  2. In the Model Editor, navigate to the BOModel | MySolution.Module.BusinessObjects node. Select the Contact node.
  3. Set the ObjectCaptionFormat property value to {0:FullName} from the {0:Department} in the class properties shown on the right.

  4. Run the application. Open a detail form for a Contact object. The following image shows the caption:

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