FileMaker Behavior When Selecting Multiple Layout Objects For Triggers

From Dwayne Wright PMP
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If you have multiple FileMaker 10 layout objects selected, you can apply a single script trigger to all of them. This can be quite the time saver, particularly when applying your trigger strategy to your FileMaker layout objects.

What if one of the selected items already has a script trigger attached to it? A minus sign will indicate that some of those objects already had triggers applied to them. In my testing, if you click the item with the minus sign to a check, then it will override the previously assigned script trigger.

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