Adding A Fill Color To An Entire FileMaker Layout Part

From Dwayne Wright PMP
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In some cases, a developer may want to have a layout part stand out from another layout part. A common use for this is in FileMaker reports, where you may want to have a subsummary layout part stand out.

Here you can see a sales report in which the year has a subtle background change of light gray.

To get this effect, you simply need to click the layout part you want to color and then choose a different background fill color.

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