Chapter 18. Advanced FileMaker Solution Architecture

Window Management Techniques

Among the many important features of FileMaker, the capability to have multiple windows showing data from the same table stands out as one of the most important. To aid developers with managing this feature, several window management script steps are present in ScriptMaker, including the following:

New Window

Select Window

Close Window

Move/Resize Window

Adjust Window

Set Window Title

There are also 11 Get functions that return data about the active window, ranging from its size and location to its name and the mode it’s in. Another function that plays a role in window management is WindowNames, which returns a list containing ...

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