Dragging A FileMaker Layout Part Past A Field

From Dwayne Wright PMP
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By default, when you try and drag a layout part past a field in a lower layout part, it cannot. It simply makes the layout part larger to the point of where the field occurs. This can be overcome by holding down the Option key on the keyboard while you are doing the layout part drag. This will allow the resized layout part to pass over the troublesome field and include it within its layout part boundaries.

I made a quick video on this and uploaded it to YouTube. In fact, this is the first time I’ve ever uploaded something to YouTube

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