How well do you know the new formatting and styling options in FileMaker 14? Have you started using them? Daniel Wood of Digital Fusion has a great post (with a downloadable file) that dives a bit deeper: FileMaker just keeps getting better! With 14 we have more flexibility than ever before when it comes to […]
CALVIN COOPER of Skeleton Key delivers a great primer on themes and styles in FileMaker 13: To view the styling options for a particular layout object: First select the layout object then view the styling tab in the inspector. If you deselect the show all check box you will be left with only the available […]
A SHORT VIDEO INTRO to themes and styles in FileMaker 13. How to Use Themes & Styles in your FileMaker 13 Solution – YouTube.
MORE ON THEMES AND STYLES IN FILEMAKER 13. It’s becoming apparent that care is needed when working with themes, object styles, and layout styles–especially when using Webdirect. A lot more data is sent from the server when the theme is customized, resulting in a slower solution. And saving changes to a theme can change other […]
DIG A LITTLE DEEPER into FileMaker 13 themes with James Scarpetta (Part 1 here). In this demo file click on one of the Text styles, make some adjustments like text color and then save the new style by clicking on the Styles Tab in the Inspector and the Icon that is now red next to […]
GET GRANULAR with FileMaker 13 styles: One of the new features of FileMaker Pro 13 is that Themes now have Styles which let you change and update the attributes of text, buttons, headers, footers and more on layouts or throughout your solution. In following posts I will go further into detail and show more […]
A PEEK UNDER THE THEMES HOOD: It is true that FileMaker handles some themes and styles in CSS. So yes, there is really CSS that is used. You don’t have to worry about learning CSS, because the interface for managing everything is part of the updated inspector (Appearance pane) that gives unprecedented access to all […]