I need all seven and cannot see any difference in the field properties of those that appear and those that don't.
What am I doing wrong?
That worked. Weird that it wasn't created just that way.
make sure they are all within the bounds of the portal (I think just top and left edge are critical). Even if they are, try dragging them off the portal, then place them back on again.
FMP layouts have layers. (Like an Onion - Shrek). There are several ways to put a field into a portal. Some will result in the object being 'above' the portal instead of in it. This is actually a handy thing to be able to do. For example placing text 'above' the portal and having it display across the portal only if a specific permission group is in use. Think of a watermark for an object.
I am beginning to get it. I entered text in the portal layout and it did not behave the way I expected and learned something, and I'm getting a clue about the usefulness of what you described.
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