Customer Menus

Version 2




    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ 1 megabytes


    FileMaker Pro 8 Advanced has finally provided developers with a complete environment for security. No longer do you have to have to limit your solution's available menu commands to Editing only or None, which are just as problematic as giving users access to All menu commands. FileMaker Pro 8 Advanced lets developers define their own custom menus. This powerful new feature also brings with it a whole new set of programming issues. Your menus can be extremely complex, switching between custom menus on each layout for each Privilege Set and/or Account or using custom scripts and keyboard short cuts. Wise developers will take the balanced approach, which is to remove only those menu commands that developers have wanted to remove for years and script those that need more control.


    See sample file


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    Developer's Notes

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