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Objects outside width can modify layout's size

Question asked by Fred(CH) on Sep 18, 2013
Latest reply on Dec 4, 2013 by Fred(CH)

Summary

Objects outside width can modify layout's size

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

Pro 12.0v4 + Go 12.0v8

Operating system version

All

Description of the issue

When the dimensions of a layout is smaller than the active window, an object even placed outside layout's width boundary can affect the size of the layout.

Steps to reproduce the problem

STEP 1
Configure a small layout in form view, with only a body part and some objects that are all Left and Top anchored.
STEP 2
Add one object outside the layout's width boundary (on the right). Add all anchors on this object.
STEP 3
In Browse Mode adjust the windows size until it is greater than your layout's dimensions.

Expected result

The layout and its content should not be resized.

Actual result

The layout and its content are resized.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

none

Workaround

The objects outside the layout's width boundary must be all Left and Top anchored.

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