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A field in a portal on layout won't update as data is entered

Question asked by PJSpark on Dec 30, 2010
Latest reply on Dec 30, 2010 by philmodjunk

Summary

A field in a portal on layout won't update as data is entered

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

11

Operating system version

10.6.5

Description of the issue

Three tables linked by an ID field. On a layout two of the tables are displayed in portals. While entering data in one portal, main table fields are updated, but the second portal that contains a calculation based on the calculated result of the main table does not update visually on the layout. If you click into the second portal's field the correct value is displayed with the cursor. Also, if you switch views or move to another record and back again, the correct value is displayed. So FM is calculating the result, just not updating it in real time with all the other fields on the layout. I suspect that the reason is that it is based on a calculated field and not a manually entered field.

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