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Allow Formatting Bar

Enables or disables display of the formatting bar.

See also 

Options 

On indicates that the formatting bar, the View menu > Formatting Bar menu item, and the Formatting Bar button in the layout bar are enabled.

Off hides the formatting bar, disables the View menu > Formatting Bar menu item, and disables the Formatting Bar button in the layout bar.

Compatibility 

 

Product 

Supported 

FileMaker Pro Advanced 

Yes 

FileMaker Go 

No 

FileMaker WebDirect 

No 

FileMaker Server 

No 

FileMaker Cloud for AWS 

No 

FileMaker Data API 

No 

Custom Web Publishing 

No 

Runtime solution 

Partial 

Originated in 

FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier

Description 

This script step works in all modes except Layout mode.

Use this script step to disable the formatting bar and menu items related to the formatting bar. This script step only affects the active window of the file from which the script step is called.

In runtime solutions, the formatting bar is hidden in Kiosk mode. Allow Formatting Bar has no effect in Kiosk mode.

Example 1 

Goes to the Comments field on the Invoice Details layout and enables the Formatting Bar button and menu item.

Go to Layout [ "Invoice Details" ]
Go to Field [ Invoices::Comments ]
Allow Formatting Bar [ On ]

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