Allow Formatting Bar

Enables or disables display of the formatting bar.

Options 

  • On indicates that the formatting bar, the View menu > Formatting Bar menu item, and the Formatting Bar button in the layout bar are enabled.
  • Off hides the formatting bar, disables the View menu > Formatting Bar menu item, and disables the Formatting Bar button in the layout bar.

Compatibility 

Product Supported
FileMaker Pro Yes
FileMaker Go No
FileMaker WebDirect No
FileMaker Server No
FileMaker Cloud products No
FileMaker Data API No
Custom Web Publishing No

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier

Description 

This script step works in all modes except Layout mode.

Use this script step to disable the formatting bar and menu items related to the formatting bar. This script step only affects the active window of the file from which the script step is called.

Example 1 

Goes to the Comments field on the Invoice Details layout and enables the Formatting Bar button and menu item.

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Go to Layout [ "Invoice Details" ]
Go to Field [ Invoices::Comments ]
Allow Formatting Bar [ On ]