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select window vs open file

select window vs open file

select window vs open file

HI Everyone

I am wanting to open another file from the present location, but if it is already open i want to just goto that window

is there a way of saying

go to "A" window if the file is not open, open it

the reason i need to do this is because there is a start script that clears some global fields and if its already been opened i need to be able to flick back and forth without the fields being cleared.

hope i've explained it clearly


RE: select window vs open file

Not knowing which version of FileMaker you use...

If you open a closed file through a relationship or by calling a script, FM will skip the opening or startscript.

You can go to whatever layout you want from one file to an other by:
 storing your layout in a global and call this value in the second file (FM lower 7)
 script the navigation with a script parameter (FM 7+)

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