Understanding layout parts


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Understanding layout parts

When you're working with layouts in FileMaker, you'll notice that they are divided up into several different layout parts. For example, if we go into Layout mode, we'll notice on the left-hand side that we've got the small, little bubbles, and there are also these dividing lines. These dividing lines indicate when a part has changed, and the bubble is a label for the part. In the case of the Customer layout, or really any standard form layout, we'll have a Header, a Body and a Footer. In this movie, I'm going to describe the different roles of these parts and how you can manipulate the parts that are currently on your layout.

First of all, you should know that each layout must have at least one part, and layout parts can contain fields, portals, buttons, text and any other layout object. The dotted horizontal lines that I mentioned earlier mark the division between layout parts, and the part Label appears at the left of the divide line. There are other ways that you...

Understanding layout parts
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Understanding layout parts provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Cris Ippolite as part of the FileMaker Pro 11 Essential Training

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Business
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FileMaker Pro
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