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Layout: Pop-Up Menu Selection not possible with keyboard (Windows only)

Question asked by Norsult on Aug 24, 2010
Latest reply on Sep 16, 2010 by TSGal

Summary

Layout: Pop-Up Menu Selection not possible with keyboard (Windows only)

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

11.0v2

Operating system version

all Windows versions

Description of the issue

A field is formatted to take input from a valuelist with two values, displaying the second value only. Control style is Pop-Up Menu.

In Windows OS there is no way to move in the list via keyboard (exept for cursorkeys).

Right should be like in
MacOS: use alphabetic key to
move to first word beginning
with that key in list.

Expected result

Right should be like in
MacOS: use alphabetic key to
move to first word beginning
with that key in list.

Actual result

see above

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

Pressing any key other than up / down generates "boing!"-tone

Workaround

No workaround found. All other methods allow the user to enter the field for direct input, which should be avoided in some cases.

FMPA11_0v2_Select_from_Menu.png

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