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Sizing layouts for Android devices for FileMaker 15 WebDirect


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With the release of FileMaker 15 Server the Chrome browser on the Android operating system is now supported for use with FileMaker 15 WebDirect when using devices with a five inch or larger screen. I have spent some time testing this out and I've found that things seem to work as well as it does on the other platforms. However, during my testing I did come across something I found to be a bit odd and not quite as intuitive due to the variety of Android screen sizes and resolutions.

iOS has historically used whole number multipliers to scale to the native screen resolution. Using either a 2x or 3x multiplier they can scale the output resolution to the native screen resolution and keep all elements of the items large and legible on the device screens.

Android uses multipliers in the same manner as iOS, however the difference is that Android strays from simple 2x and 3x multipliers. Depending on the device resolution the multiplier may be anywhere from 1.3x to 3.5x! With the increasing density of new devices this problem is only going to get worse.

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