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"Smart" Table Occurrences

Question asked by tunesmith on Apr 4, 2014
Latest reply on Apr 8, 2014 by philmodjunk


"Smart" Table Occurrences


     Hi, from googling around I'm pretty sure this isn't possible but I thought I'd check to see if anyone has some latest tricks.  I'm looking for something like Bento's smart collections, where a filtered table can be a source for a layout.

     I can get most of the way there by doing things like using find and found sets, but I'm particularly interested in something where a layout is used specifically for a subset of what is in a table.  For instance a "Songs" table has a "Recording Type" column, where one of the values is "Original", and I want a layout that is just for the Originals.  I could script it by making it always "Find" originals when I enter the layout, but that just seems kind of clunky, plus the "Show All" button could confuse things.  Are there any ways to, say, make a table occurrence always dynamically represent a subset of what would normally be in the table?