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FM Pro 14, PDF in Containers, Not in Portals, does not scroll properly and other issues.

Question asked by rouelf_1 on May 22, 2015
Latest reply on May 28, 2015 by TSGal

Summary

FM Pro 14, PDF in Containers, Not in Portals, does not scroll properly and other issues.

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

FM Pro 14

Operating system version

OS X Yosemite Version 10.10.3

Description of the issue

With OS X, with all updates (including Adobe Reader), FM Pro 14, PDFs in container field in a popover, with optimized for interactive content, does not scroll properly (up, down, left, right), with a pdf dimension (PDF: one page, 11 x 8.5 in.) larger than container dimensions.
Also there is a persistent ghost image of the “PDF Menu Tool”. And it does not render the pdf content properly when scrolling. And if you continue scrolling, and clicking on container, repeat this, it will eventually crash FM 14. The malfunction is not confined to popovers, it also happens with containers in layouts, not in Portals.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Container with PDF and scroll bars present.
1) Use sliding dark slide bars to Scroll thru document, left, or right, or up, or down. sliding dark slide bars does not render properly.
2) Click on document near top, near the bottom. Repeat steps 1) and this step.

Expected result

Document should scroll properly by sliding dark scroll bar, and by clicking above or below dark scroll bar.

Actual result

Document does not scroll render properly by sliding dark slide bars. And can crash FM 14.

Workaround

Activating the "Show Adobe Reader Toolbar" from the Adobe Tool Menu, results in better scrolling performance, but is still not perfect, one must click on the scroll bar above or below the vertical dark slide bar, and to the left or right of horizontal dark slide bar, but  sliding dark slide bars does not render document properly.

Outcomes