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Objects Sliding Up with Repeating Fields

Question asked by Fred(CH) on Sep 10, 2012
Latest reply on Dec 4, 2013 by Fred(CH)

Summary

Objects Sliding Up with Repeating Fields

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

12.0v2

Operating system version

Mac OS X and Windows

Description of the issue

The Object Sliding Up Option for the Preview mode don't work anymore with objects that are repetitions of field. Theses objects don't slide with FMP12.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Define a database with a repeated calculation field and a text standard field.
For more facility, define this formula on the first field : Get ( CalculationRepetitionNumber )
In Layout mode, define a layout and place these objects in order :
Line 1 : RepeatedField[1], simple height, for ex. 22 points
Line 2 : Standard Field, double height, for ex. 44 points
Line 3 : RepeatedField[2], simple height, for ex. 22 points
For all theses objects, define the sliding up option based "on only object directly above".
In Browse mode, enter a record without data and then switch to Preview mode.

Expected result

The object on line 3 must to slide up

Actual result

The object on line 3 don't slide up

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

None

Configuration information

All configurations ( tested Mac OS X 10.7 and Windows XP )

Workaround

Creating non-repeated field. But need possibly lot of works and other modifications.

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