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Re: FMPexperts Digest, Vol 112, Issue 16

James Thomas-9
Thanks very much to Mark Rubenstein for help with printing problem. All
sorted - literally and figurately.


James Thomas

On 16 June 2017 at 22:03, <[hidden email]> wrote:

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>    1. [OFF] OS X Flagged Mail Revelation (Stephen Wonfor)
>    2. Can?t type @ in web view on Windows (Johan Solve)
>    3. a problem with a printing layout (James Thomas)
>    4. Re: a problem with a printing layout (Mark Rubenstein)
>    5. Re: Can?t type @ in web view on Windows (John Weinshel)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:07:17 -0600
> From: Stephen Wonfor <[hidden email]>
> To: FMX Experts <[hidden email]>
> Subject: [OFF] OS X Flagged Mail Revelation
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> Hi
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> I use MAIL in OSX and do a lot of flagging with different colored flags.
> Very handy.
> Complication is that I forget what color means filing option I would use.
> Turns out you can rename the various mailboxes in FLAGGED.
> So my previous ?Yellow? is now ?Filemaker? with a yellow flag.
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> AITLTK?
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> Stephen
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> Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:56:58 +0200
> From: Johan Solve <[hidden email]>
> To: Filemaker Experts <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Can?t type @ in web view on Windows
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> It seems impossible to type @ in a text input field in a web view on FM
> Windows. Tested on FM12 and FM15.
>
> Any insight on this?
>
> Example file here
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/ln8yhvvr6sv8m19/webview.fmp12.zip?dl=0
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> Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:10:25 +0200
> From: James Thomas <[hidden email]>
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> Subject: a problem with a printing layout
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> Dear all,
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> I have a problem with printing - it doesn't work.
> I'm using Filemaker 11 Adv. Mac.
>
> I created a new database with five tables, and let's say they are:
> a. continents
> b. countries
> c. cities
> d. suburbs
> e. streets
>
> I would like to print it all out as a taxonomy, say for an index.
>
> On each table's layout there is a portal which shows the contents of the
> level below it. So, for example, under each of the cities, I can see all of
> its suburbs.
>
> The problem, however, is setting up the print layout. I have done this sort
> of thing before but somehow I've got stuck with this. In my trial and error
> attempts, some aspects of it work but not always and not all. One recurring
> problem is seeing only the first City under Country, for example. I do
> realise that the Sort spec of each layout part has to correspond to the
> sort performed. I've got that sorted at least.
>
> Question 1: which table should be chosen for the printing layout?
> Question 2: is it necessary to have relationships between the layout's
> table and each of the other levels? Or is it enough to have the
> relationships that already show the portal data as described above?
> Question 3: should the lowest level be Body or Sub-summary?
> Question 4: what else should I be asking?
>
>
> Many thanks,
>
>
> James
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> James Thomas
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> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:14:38 -0500
> From: Mark Rubenstein <[hidden email]>
> To: [hidden email]
> Subject: Re: a problem with a printing layout
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> James,
>
> Portals are not usually suitable for printing (there are exceptions, but I
> don?t think they apply to this case).
> Generally speaking, you should print from a list view in the child table.
> So, for instance, an invoice should print from the line items table, with
> each record in the body and the invoice header information (inv #, customer
> name, etc) in the header.
>
> Your structure has multiple child levels, so you need to print from the
> lowest level; Streets.
> You can probably use the relationships you already have.
>
> Your layout parts would look like this:
>
> Header (just for report title and generic info, no real data)
> Subsummary by continent
> Subsummary by country
> Subsummary by city
> Subsummary by suburb
> Body (streets)
>
> Mark
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> Message: 5
> Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 08:42:35 -0700
> From: John Weinshel <[hidden email]>
> To: <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: Can?t type @ in web view on Windows
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> Hi Johan,
>
> I cannot reproduce. Tried on FMPA 14 on Windows Server 2012. I also tried
> copying the HTML into a text file and opening it in IE on the same box. In
> both cases, I was able to enter the '@' sign in the form entry field.
>
>
> On 6/16/17, 1:56 AM, "Johan Solve" <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
> >It seems impossible to type @ in a text input field in a web view on FM
> >Windows. Tested on FM12 and FM15.
> >
> >Any insight on this?
> >
> >Example file here
> >https://www.dropbox.com/s/ln8yhvvr6sv8m19/webview.fmp12.zip?dl=0
> >
> >--
> >Mvh
> >Johan S?lve
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> >Halmstad   Stockholm
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