For your continued enjoyment, here is a functional way to add shadowed "hint" objects inside
the bounds of a standard dbform

cBackgroundTextBox.pkg
dbHintForm.pkg
Code:
Use dbHintForm.pkg

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 object oMyFile_Field is a dbHintForm
      Set location to 10 10 
      Entry_Item myFile.Field 
      Set psHint to "Hint Hint"
 End_object