Using layout-based triggers


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Using layout-based triggers

Another group of Script Triggers are called layout-based Script Triggers. These are the triggers that you can assign to any given layout that will run an event or a script on the load of a record, for example, or the commit of a record, for loading of a layout, entering a new mode, or exiting a mode. But unlike their counterpart, the object -based triggers, they're set up on the Layout Setup dialog. So instead of going into Layout mode and just assigning them to an object, like we do to object-based triggers, we still have to go into Layout mode. And if you go into Layout mode in our Exercise File, you will see that there is this little pencil icon.

This will allow us to bring up the Layout Setup dialog. You can also get to it under Layouts > Layout Setup. You will notice that there's a tab all the way on the end here called Script Triggers. This reveals a list of all the different Script Triggers that are available for any given layout. Let me take a moment to briefly review t...

Using layout-based triggers
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Using layout-based triggers 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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