Chapter 5. making the list layout


So far, we haven't provided a way for you to find a particular record in the Main layoutother 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 in Chapter 8.




Creating a Database in FileMaker Pro 8. Visual QuickProject Guide
Creating a Database in FileMaker Pro 8: Visual QuickProject Guide
ISBN: 0321414837
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 115

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