1 Reply Latest reply on May 7, 2012 11:10 AM by codecruncher

    Layered tab object cannot be used to block access to underlying tab in FM 12

    codecruncher

      Summary

      Layered tab object cannot be used to block access to underlying tab in FM 12

      Product

      FileMaker Pro

      Version

      FileMaker 12

      Operating system version

      OS X 10.6.8

      Description of the issue

      The old trick to put a second tab object on top of the tab selection fields to prevent users from switching tabs manually does not work anymore in FM 12. Now it's very easy for users to end up in the wrong tab layout when they click on a transparent tab object by mistake.

      The ability to block users from switching to a different transparent tab layout is an essential building block of modern interface design. 

      Is this related to the bug that allows users access to locked fields or is this a design change?
      Is there a new way to block access to tabs as well as pop-up lists that I am unaware of?