Mac OS X, Windows
FMP 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11
File Type: FP7
FileSize: ~ 1.11 megabytes
FileMaker Pro 7 has a new feature called “New Window”, which can be found under the Window menu. This allows users to create multiple views of the same table for a variety of operations such as viewing and analyzing different record sets and exporting a single record without destroying the found set of records. With this new feature also comes a new script function called “Move/Resize Window” which gives developers exact control over where the windows are placed. The only limitation of this new feature is that you cannot control the size or location of a custom dialog box. You’ll still need a plug-in for that feature. This article will discuss three common methods to control windows and the dimensional differences between OS X and Windows XP that need to be taken into consideration for cross platform solutions.
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