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Arrange All Windows

Adjusts the size and location of all open windows.

See also 

Options 

Tile Horizontally positions open windows in a left/right orientation. Windows are resized to prevent overlapping.

Tile Vertically positions open windows in a top/bottom orientation. Windows are resized to prevent overlapping.

Cascade Window positions windows in an overlapping pattern, beginning in the top-left corner of the screen. Windows are resized to fill the screen, less any offset.

Bring All to Front moves all open FileMaker Pro Advanced windows to the front. Windows are not resized.

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 

Yes 

Originated in 

FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier

Description 

The size and location of the open windows are the only things that change; current table, active window, and active record are not affected by this script step.

Example 1 

Opens a new window, goes to the Invoices layout, and arranges all FileMaker Pro Advanced windows in an overlapping pattern.

New Window [Style: Document; Name: "Invoice List"; Using layout: "Invoices" (Invoices)]
Arrange All Windows [Cascade Window]

Example 2 

Opens two windows and arranges them from top to bottom.

New Window [Style: Document; Name: "Invoice List"; Using layout: "Invoices" (Invoices)]
New Window [Style: Document; Name: "Customer List"; Using layout: "Customers" (Customers)]
Arrange All Windows [Tile Vertically]

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