5. Making the List Layout

So far, we haven't provided a way for you to find a particular record in the Main layout—other than flipping from one to the next by clicking pages on the Book icon (in the status area). While this isn't a huge inconvenience if you have only a few investments, it can be painful if you have dozens or hundreds.

To remedy this situation, we'll create the Account List layout. When you want to find a record, a script will display the scrolling record list shown below, sorted by Account Type and Description. To view a particular record in Main, all you'll have to do is click the record's View button.

Note that we'll only create the layout in this chapter. The scripts and value list needed to complete the layout will be created ...

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