Dynamic Navigation

Version 2




    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .84 megabytes


    User navigation is a basic requirement for any solution. Navigation has changed dramatically in FileMaker Pro 7. All the layouts for all the tables (FileMaker Pro 6 or earlier equivalent is a database) now reside within a single database or file (FileMaker Pro 6 or earlier equivalent is a complete solution with one or more databases). That means that the way you used to navigate in your solution will most likely need to be updated to reflect this new consolidated architecture. You’ll definitely want to take advantage of several new features that will reduce your work to almost nothing. This article will expose these new features to create three dynamic layout and record navigation examples that will be sure to set a best practices standard. A demo database is available for download at www.formulationspro.com so you can follow the article and study how these new features work.


    See sample file


    Sample Input

    Sample Output

    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.


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