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calculation of tab controls not possible if name is already given

Question asked by seevogel on Jul 20, 2014
Latest reply on Jul 20, 2014 by seevogel

Summary

calculation of tab controls not possible if name is already given

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

13.0v3

Operating system version

OS X 10.9

Description of the issue

If you have a tab control with some tabs with a given name,
it is not possible to change a tab with a given name into a calculated name.

Steps to reproduce the problem

double-click on a tab-control in layout mode. - Editor window opens.
Enter a calculation for a tab-control that has already a given name.
close tab control editor window.

open the editor window again:
the calculation is gone and the previous name is back.

Expected result

the name of the tab-control should be calculated by now

Actual result

calculation is gone and name is coming back.

Configuration information

This did never word since the beginning of FMP 13.

Workaround

create a new tab control and enter the calculation.
move the objects from the named tab to the new tab.
delete old tab control.
enter object name of old tab to new calculated tab.

Outcomes