A READER ASKS: Conditional Highlighting Of FileMaker Value List Options

From Dwayne Wright PMP
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I have a drop down list that I would like to have conditionally formatted so the items that are dropped down are highlighted based on a condition. Is this possible? For example if an item in the list matches a field in the record I would like to have it highlighted so it is easier to find quickly.

We don’t have that level of control with FileMaker value lists up to version 10. There are some third party plug-in products that offer extended value list capabilities. I haven’t researched them lately but a google search should find them easily enough.
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