Category Archives: FileMaker Layouts

FileMaker Menu

Purpose:

  • This is a great little utility tool to help organize and manage the layouts within a solution.
  • To create records of the layouts in the solution and allow the developer a simple tool for finding and managing the layouts.
  • By using global variables for the layout titles, you can change the name of the layout without having to actually/physically change the name of the layout.
  • Can be used with a value list to move between layouts

Tables:

  • Menu
  • Layout
  • Virtual Value List (Optional)

Custom Functions:

  • zPrependWithByteOrderMarks ( used for controlled value list sort order )
  • zLayout ( simple sql query for getting the layout name )

Included by not required:

  • Dynamic Records Toolbox (Modular Scripts)

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