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Julio J

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Hello,

I am fairly new to FileMaker and I have designed an Inventory Management DB. In one of my layouts, I have a list of the current inventory. The layout is configured as a List View layout. I have 2 Groups of multiple tabs which show details of the item being viewed. 

One thing I have noticed is when I switch tabs on the selected record, ALL of the tabs in the list also switch.

e.g. If I have 3 Tabs: Info, Details, and Notes

If I switch to the Details Tab, the rest of the records in the list view also switch to the Details Tab.

 

Is there a way to make sure that only the record I am viewing in the List View switches tabs?

 

Thank you all for your help.

 

Cheers.

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45 minutes ago, Julio J said:

Is there a way to make sure that only the record I am viewing in the List View switches tabs?

No, the selected tab is a property of the layout, not of any specific record.

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2 hours ago, comment said:

No, the selected tab is a property of the layout, not of any specific record.

Thank you for your response.

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Hi Julio,

You might consider popovers in the row - one for Info, Details and Notes.  Popovers will respect the record of the row in which it resides.

I should mention however, that it might make more sense to have a 'go to detail' button in the row and present all information in a form layout, which is pretty standard.  You can have tabs there - or popovers - or even portals.  :wink3:

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