Conditional Formatting 2

Version 2

     

    Calculation

     

    Compatibility
    Creator
    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .66 megabytes
    http://www.formulationspro.com

    Description

    Wouldn't it be great if you could dynamically color a list of records based on a category such as car type, product line, department, etc.? The conditional formatting feature in FileMaker Pro 9 let's you do just that without adding any calculation or container fields. The best part is that as a programmer you can allow the users to control which color is assigned to which value list item by allowing the users to edit the value list.

     


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    Sample Input

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    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.

     


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