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Go to layout not working when layout name same as a layout folder

Question asked by el_pablo_1 on Oct 29, 2010
Latest reply on Dec 7, 2010 by TSGal

Summary

Go to layout not working when layout name same as a layout folder

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

Filemaker Pro Advanced 11

Operating system version

Windows 7 x64

Description of the issue

When using the "Go to layout" script steps using option "Layout name by calculation...", if the name of the layout is the same as a layout folder, error 105 is thrown.
I haven't found documentation about this issue in the FM help.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Create a layout folder (Say : ABC)
Create a layout with the same name as the folder (ABC)

Add to a script, "Go to Layout" script with option "Layout name by calculation" and enter the layout name (Go to layout ["ABC"])

Expected result

Go to the wanted layout

Actual result

FM throws 105 error

Workaround

Change the layout name to a name that doesn't exist as a folder name.

Outcomes