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Menu doesn't allow conditionally formatting a rectangle, etc.

Question asked by ShawnPetriw on Apr 14, 2011
Latest reply on Apr 14, 2011 by philmodjunk

Summary

Menu doesn't allow conditionally formatting a rectangle, etc.

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

11

Operating system version

OSX 16.6

Description of the issue

Draw a rectangle, rounded-corner rectangle or oval.

Select it.

Use menu or right click -> Conditional Formatting not available.

Yet:

http://fmhelp.filemaker.com/fmphelp_10/en/html/edit_layout.10.13.html

Steps to reproduce the problem

As above

Expected result

I would expect that I can conditionally format a newly drawn rectangle etc.

Actual result

Menu item not available (greyed out) or missing from right-click

Workaround

I can draw a BUTTON, make it do nothing (script) and change attributes. THIS I can conditionally format.

I'm left with a conditionally formatted rectangle, but can't do for ovals, etc.

fubar_conditional.jpg

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