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Value Lists

Question asked by KerryRusso on Apr 11, 2011
Latest reply on Apr 1, 2013 by davidrcrowe

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Value Lists & FileMaker PHP API

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Hi, 

I'm very new to Filemaker Pro 11.

I'm using FM in conjunction with the PHP API and have got the hang of it for the most part. One nagging issue is a value list that uses values from a specified field. One curious thing is that the specified field has duplicate values but loses these duplicates when being viewed in browse mode (meaning that I am viewing a search form that uses the values list as a the values for drop-down/select box). Is that default behavior?

The main reason I need help is that I am trying to get the values list through code:

$vlRegions = $layout->getValueListTwoFields('CatalogAppellation');

However, it's not returning any values. I am doing the same thing for two other values lists that have custom values and do not depend on a table for its values and they work fine. Any thoughts?

NOTE: I did not design or populate this database. I'm just creating an interface for it.

Thank you.

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