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Scripted Find in Global fields replaces Global values…

Question asked by andrewggrant on Jun 3, 2011
Latest reply on Jun 10, 2011 by philmodjunk


Scripted Find in Global fields replaces Global values…


FileMaker Pro


FMPA 11 v3

Operating system version

OS X 10.6.7

Description of the issue

When performing a find via script steps, and setting a Global Field's value, the contents of the Global Field are replaced when the find if performed.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Create Global Text field.

Create script:
Enter find Mode
Set Field [ Global Field ] ; Value "Test"
Perform FInd

After validation error message, Global Field value has changed to the value entered during Find.

Expected result

Expected Find Mode to search but not replace Global value. Expected FM to not allow the value to be entered in a script, or to skip entering the value in Find Mode and return an Error.

Actual result

Global field's contents were replaced with find mode value.