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Hi wsmith8,

The catch is that the menu item is only there if you click on the form itself. If you have a control selected, then the menu item is missing.

So click on a form, open the View menu, and select the Tab Order command. Then click on the controls in the order that you want them to have. When you're done, press [Esc] to get out of tab order viewing mode.

You can also set controls' TabIndex properties in the Properties window, but that's much more tedious.
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