1 Reply Latest reply on Nov 18, 2011 8:47 AM by philmodjunk

    How many portals can "safely" be used in on layout?

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      How many portals can "safely" be used in on layout?

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      How many portals can "safely" be used in a single layout?

      I am develping a db that is using different tables for addresses, phones, emails, etc.  Each of these is becoming a portal within the main Contacts layout.  I'm afraid I'll get too many & things will:
          1) slow down,
          2) start acting "funny"

      Does anyone have a suggestion as to how to have all the information on a single layout and stored in separate tables. 

        • 1. Re: How many portals can "safely" be used in on layout?
          philmodjunk

          addresses, phones, emails makes for possibly three portals. (I tend to combine phone numbers and email addresses in the same table and portal, but that's not a big detail.

          3 portals per contact on your layout doesn't seem like two big of an issue unless you have some pretty complicated portal filters and conditional formats involved.

          In one of my layouts, I have a list of 20 odd records with about that many filtered portals (and with conditionally formatted text in each) all viewed via List View. No "acting funny" issues, but is slower to redraw the screen than I prefer.