By Tony Diaz
The Genre data is already arranged like this:
Genre::ID (Unique Key)
The Platform data is 'simple'. ID and Name. But each item could be multiple platforms. (Example #1 vs. Example #2)
An item can have multiple Genre Categories related to it, and those usually have a single choice from within their Category, but might have multiples.
It's supporting the possible multiples that I'm trying to work out. At this point there's 15 possible Genre Categories that each Item could have a selection from. Most have 4-6 of them.
Example 1: Items::Table on the left, Genre::Table on the right, with some Genre Categories (Genre, Perspective, Pacing, Gameplay, Interface, Setting) and their sub-options.
This one has just one sub-option per category.
Example 2: The Gameplay Genre Category has two sub-options related to it.
Example Genre Table content:
Just cracking the surface on One to One and One to Many relationships, I don't think this scenario is quite covered this way.
Would each of those Genre Categories be portals showing only their related category ID?
I presume that I would add fields to the Items::Table so I can pull related records:
But those only support one relationship.
Would I make value lists from those Genre Categories and Platforms and set them as tick box fields?
This should be easy, but my brain just won't cooperate!
I'm moving a bunch of stuff and want to inventory what is in each moving container. I have a very simple parent-child relationship with the parent record having the container number and category of parts/equipment/supplies and the child records describe each piece of equipment in the container. I have a portal with the child records showing for each container, but want to put anatto-entered item number for each piece that has the container number followed by a dash and then followed by a serialized number for each item in that particular container. For example, I would have container 1 labeled "Glassware" and Container 2 labeled "Chemicals". In Container 1's portal I'd like to see:
Item Description Qty
1-1 Beakers, 500ml 4
1-2 Beakers, 250 ml 2
and in Container 2's portal I'd like to see:
Item Description Qty
2-1 Potassium 4 g
2-2 Sodium 26 g
I'd like to auto-fill the item numbers, but can't figure out how to reset the serialization for each parent record.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thanks and keep yourselves safe!
By Randy Bennett
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 126.96.36.1996 (The latest version that I can install on an iPhone 5)
By cat traveller
on a file accessed via filemaker Go 17, I am using a scripted navigation to move records up and down in a portal that is inside a popover.
This has worked in filemaker 12 like a charm and also works on a filemaker client. The records smoothly move up and down the list.
However in Filemaker Go, the portal follows every move of the script as if it is not aware of the freeze portal.
EG the down button is to move the record one record further down inside the filtered and sorted portal (like so)
This is the script.
- freeze window and go to portal
- go to first line of portal and loop through the portal until I hit the record to move
- go to next line and give the position field the value of my record to be moved
- go to line above and give the position field the value of my record +1
- commit record and refresh portal via an x join
- go to last line of the portal
- go to the line of position of my record to be moved.
Would anyone be aware of this issue or know a workaround to stop the portal from flickering?
Thanks so much
I have a drop down in a portal, how do i filter the drop down box to only display the record relating the record in focus on the active layout where the portal is inserted?
example: I have a customer selected in my customer layout, the customer has several products related to that customer. when I click on the drop down list in the portal, I only want to see the products for that specific customer. The drop down is in the warranty portal, products are saved in the product table with a reference to the customer.
Please could you assist?
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