4 Replies Latest reply on Nov 1, 2016 11:10 AM by lindseym

    FileMaker Pro 14 Alternate Row Color - Not working?


      First, I tried these two things, which at least told me how it should work:


      Filemake community:



      FileMaker, An Apply Subsidiary:


      Simulate the appearance of green bar paper by alternating background colors in list view | FileMaker



      Here is my part definition:

      Screen Shot 2016-11-01 at 8.22.23 AM.png

      ( I have tried selecting one or the other as well for the row states)



      Screen Shot 2016-11-01 at 8.22.00 AM.png



      Screen Shot 2016-11-01 at 8.22.10 AM.png

      I'm just using the brown till I figure this out.


      Browse Mode: (Also for the life of me I can't get this view to look anything close to the print preview, which is fine because we always view the print.... but it drives me bonkers!)

      Screen Shot 2016-11-01 at 8.39.47 AM.png


      Print Preview Mode

      Screen Shot 2016-11-01 at 8.35.29 AM.png


      I can't figure out what I am doing wrong.



      There is a note at the bottom of the second link that reads: Note: Even-numbered records use the alternate background fill specified here. Odd-numbered records use the background fill specified for the body part object.



      I through in a Get(recordnumber) into the mix to see if it needed it for reference--and nothing changed. FMP attached.