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Refresh Object Script Step Doesn't Work On Fields From A Different File

Question asked by alecgregory2 on Aug 31, 2014
Latest reply on Sep 4, 2014 by philmodjunk

Summary

Refresh Object Script Step Doesn't Work On Fields From A Different File

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

13.0.3 Advanced

Operating system version

All

Description of the issue

-When a layout is in a different file to a field on the layout, that field doesn't not update using the "Refresh Object" script step

Steps to reproduce the problem

-Place a field from a table in a different FileMaker file on a layout
-Create a script that includes a set field step for a field object on that layout that is in a different file to the layout and the script
-After that step include a refresh object step

Expected result

-Field value updates

Actual result

-Field value does not update

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

No error

Configuration information

Multi-file solution with an Interface file displaying data from multiple data files.

Workaround

Use the Refresh Window script step instead

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