filemaker: how to have a button on a basic layout open a different layout at the same record number.
Make sure that both layouts are based on the same table occurrence. That's it.
Since such layouts share the same found set (at least in the same window), all you – well, your button – need to do is switch to the other layout. This is commonly used to switch between a form and a list layout while keeping your found set and your position within it.
A couple of other options:
1. Put the detail fields into a popover
2. If you wish to open the detailed layout in a new window, then use the Find Matching Records script step, and match to your primary key field
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