2 Replies Latest reply on Oct 26, 2012 3:22 PM by davidanders

    field creation

    KevinThedford

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      field creation

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           How can i make the field large enough for 3  lines.  

           for example in one field                    John Smith

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        • 1. Re: field creation
          philmodjunk

               A text field in FileMaker can store literally gigabytes of data.

               Put the field on your layout. Grab a resize handle while in layout mode and drag down. You can also give the field a scroll bar.

               These changes only apply in form and list views, not table.

          • 2. Re: field creation
            davidanders
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