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Filemaker go portal not showing data on iPhone 5

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Yes, I did say iPhone 5 - :)

I have a small database i created that has a few portals on different layouts - Everything works fine on my Mac, fine on my iPhone X, even fine on my iPad mini

However, I need it to also work on an old iPhone 5 and the portal data is just blank - nothing. In fact, I really ONLY need it to work on this old iPhone 5 (This particular database will go to a music festival to be used by several other people and I can't give them my iPhone) 

I have another layout with different portals that are working on the iPhone 5 - but not this main screen. 

I have made sure that all of my fields are small and inside the portal. - So, I am stuck as to why? BTW - It is Filemaker Go (The latest version that I can install on an iPhone 5)


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OK. Apparently this is a known issue with FileMaker Go 16  


With FileMaker Go 16, apparently we can’t  “show records from current table”  

Does anyone have a suggestion for any workaround for this?

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Is this a "master-detail layout" portal  introduced in version 17?

If so, you could perhaps replace it with a portal based on a self-join relationship. Depends on how exactly you establish your found set.

P.S. Looking at your screenshot, it seems you could simply use a list view.


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