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Portal conditional sizing

Question asked by lindav on Aug 2, 2017
Latest reply on Aug 3, 2017 by philmodjunk

Is it possible for Filemaker to to automatically size a portal in a layout depending on the number of entries in the portal?


For example: A layout showing Rooms with a related number of Widgets in a portal. Some rooms have 1 widget, others have 5, a couple have 10. If you set the portal size to show up to 10 related records, then for each each Room record, the portal will take up the space of 10 related records.


For printing (clarity and to save paper), I would like the result to be different portal sizes depending on the number of related records from the Widgets table. So, if the Room record has only 1 Widget in the portal, the portal is just big enough for one related record. If the room record has 5 Widgets in the portal, then the portal would just be big enough for 5 related Widget records, and so on.