How to: Set a Summary Property for a LightSwitch Application


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By setting the summary property, you can choose which field from a table appears on Browse or List screens. If your application contains multiple clients, you can set a different summary property for each client.

To set the summary property

  1. In the Data Designer, on the Perspective bar, choose the DesktopClient or HTMLClient tab.

  2. In the Properties window, in the Summary Property list, choose the field to display.

Data: The Information Behind Your Application