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Special Edition Using FileMaker 9 by Jesse Feiler

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Chapter 18. Advanced FileMaker Solution Architecture

In this chapter

Window Management Techniques

Multiwindow Interfaces

Selection Portals

Go to Related Record

Showing/Hiding Layout Elements

Dedicated Find Layouts

Troubleshooting

FileMaker Extra: Recursive Scripts

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, ...

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