In my Dataview, I have Text Boxes with Labels. For example, Last_Name. However, this isn't what I want my user to see when completing the form/dataview information. It doesn't look professional to have underscores between letters, which is the default of Mendix. - How do I create a title for each datafield/textbox widget, i.e. First Name, Last Name, Date of Birth, etc... I'm using the web portal module.
In the toolbox on the right hand side of the Web Modeler page, you can set the labels for fields, as in the screenshot below:
Hope that helps,
To answer your second question - the desktop Modeler works as Ronald indicates, you can type in any open location on a page and the Modeler will insert a Text widget. In the web Modeler, I believe you have to drag that widget onto the page, you'll find it in the Toolbox on the right hand side of the page, as highlighted below: