In FileMaker 11, I used a design pattern for drop down lists that displayed data from a second field. It consisted of 3 layout objects.
1. A 1 px by 1px field that held the foreign key from the drop down list. It was given a object name
2. A field that displayed the description field from the drop down.
3. A button behind the description field that ran a script using Go To Object that use the object name of the 1 px by 1px field
This look great in FM 11. Clicking on the button, the only thing the use sees is the drop down list.
In FM 12, the 1 px by 1 px field is change to 1pt by 1pt and now displays a long black line when the script is executed. I determined that this was due to text rapping because the contents of the field was more than 1 pt long. So I change the length of the field to 90pt. Now the foreign key stored is visible (not what I want). Not sure if this is a bug or due the change from px to pt.
If someone has a solution or better design pattern, I'd love to hear about it.