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Drop-down lists don't always convert properly.

Question asked by RickWhitelaw on Oct 5, 2012


Drop-down lists don't always convert properly.


FileMaker Pro


FMPA 12.02

Operating system version

OS X 10.7.5

Description of the issue

After converting a solution from FM 11 to FM 12 I've noticed that SOME fields formatted as drop down lists don't behave. The cursor appears in the field when clicking on it instead and it allows input right away. The value list is fine etc.

Steps to reproduce the problem

See above

Expected result

Field should respond as expected. Drop down list.

Actual result

See above

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear



In the inspector, switch the field to a pop-up and then back to drop down. Return to browse mode and all is fine.