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Changing color of a field

Question asked by user14830 on Jun 18, 2010
Latest reply on Jun 18, 2010 by user14830

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Changing color of a field

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Hell all!  I'm what they call a "switcher".  I recently switched from PC to Mac and I have to say, I LOVE IT!  I'm equally new to FileMaker Pro.  

 

I've been building a data base for a couple of weeks now, and a lot of the posts on this forum have helped through the road blocks.  I haven't been able to find a solution to what seems like an easy function.

 

I'd like to have a calculation field that changes colors from red to green when the sum of other fields equal a target number.  Here's the foil...the target number is not a static number, it will change frequently. So I need to reference a field.

 

Is this something that is done in conditional formatting or by a script?

 

Thanks in advance for your help.  I hope I explained myself clearly enough.

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