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FM14 Client drops repetitions

Question asked by bjarra on Jun 10, 2015
Latest reply on Aug 28, 2015 by TSGal

Summary

FM14 Client drops repetitions

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

14v1 64bit

Operating system version

Windows 7 64bit

Description of the issue

FM14 Client drops 'Storage option': ‘Maximum number of repetitions’ when entering 'Auto-enter’ or Field validation calculations

Steps to reproduce the problem

Create a Field Type=Text
Set the ‘Maximum number of repetitions’ to 5 on the Storage tab.
Click ‘OK’ in the ‘Option for Field’ Window

'Manage database for..’ window now shows 'Text[5]' in the Type Column

Click the Option button for the same field again..
Enter 'Auto-enter’ or 'Field validation’ calculations
Type: “Something”
Click ‘OK’ in the ‘Specify Calculation’ Window
Click ‘OK’ in the ‘Option for Field’ Window

'Manage database for..’ window now shows ‘Text' in the Type Column

The ‘Maximum number of repetitions’ has been set to 1.

Expected result

‘Maximum number of repetitions’ when first entered should remain, even when other field options is saved.

Actual result

‘Maximum number of repetitions’ always reverts to 1 when field options is saved after ‘Specify Calculation’

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

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Configuration information

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Workaround

Always remember - as the last thing you do before clicking OK in ‘Option for Field’ Window - to change the ‘Maximum number of repetitions’ from 1 to the desired number

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