Look for 'adding border fill baseline' in the Help file.
FM11? Click on the field, check the Inspector , Appearance Tab.
FM Pro is a new program for me. I've always used Microsoft Access. Things are a little different. A lot of learning to do.
A few of us are also familiar with Access and Visual Basic. Don't hesitate to describe what you want in terms of Access and we can "translate" it into FileMaker equivalents if it is possible.
How you query the database is very different in the two applications.