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FileMaker Go 14: Keeping Button Bars and Slide Panels in Sync

Someone suggested 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 effect.

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Alphabetic Search Buttons using Button Bars in FileMaker 14

FileMaker Pro 14’s new button bar brings a new twist to an old technique for creating alphabetic searches of your data. Instead of creating 26 individual buttons it is possible to create a single button bar object and then easily reformat it using text style changes or FileMaker CSS style changes. The button bar can also be repurposed to horizontal or vertical layouts. Finally I demonstrate how to use the same script from different contexts to perform different searches — a list search and a portal filter.

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