There are changes to what is popular – and working – in Form Design And these changes apply to what you need to know about form design in FileMaker. And I think this is a good thing, as form design (and readability) suffered from the Flat Design fiasco that swept the design world a couple […]
Creating Dynamic Tab Panels Have you ever needed to hide Tab Panels from some users? Jerry Salem of ITSolutions shows an ingenious way to create tab panels using sliders, using conditional hiding to show/hide button bar segments as needed: Luckily things have improved a bit in FileMaker 14. With a combination of the slider panel and the button […]
Douglas Alder extends his mortgage calculator example by adding tab panel emulation… Someone recently suggested (a blog, at DevCon? Sorry I lost my source on this one.) using the combination of FileMaker 14’s new button bar with a Slide Panel to emulate a tab panel. Why bother you ask? Well you get the cool slide animation […]
Another in the FTS:Basics series from UKFileMaker. These videos are great for those learning the basics. And there’s always something for the experienced developer, as well. Published on Jun 5, 2015 Join us for the fifth in a series of six webinars designed to complement your learning via FTS:Basics, the official self-paced training curriculum from […]
Very nice technique from Accelerate Computer Training, showing how to make tab labels dynamic, a new Feature in FileMaker 13. Published on Sep 29, 2014 Learn how to use dynamic data and calculations to set tab control labels using this new feature in FileMaker Pro 13. Dynamic Tab Labels in FileMaker Pro 13 – YouTube. […]
TOPICS THIS WEEK include Table Occurrence naming, theme and tab control, and a popover caution. Enjoy! Filemaker Success Tips : 286_FM_Success_Tips.
Darren Burgess shows how calculated Tab Panel Names and Custom Dialogue buttons have added more functionality to developers while decreasing layout maintenance. FileMaker users and developers should note the addition of calculated Custom Dialog buttons and Tab Panel names as one of the new features of FileMaker 13. While these are relatively small changes, […]
Thanks to Kevin’s labors, you get not one, but three ways to limit access. Conditional Tab Panel Access Posted on October 23, 2013 by Kevin Frank Challenge: in a system with three privilege sets, Employee, Manager and Administrator, you want to control access to various panels on this tab control like so: As usual in the FileMaker world, there […]