Today we’re going to explore a windowing behavior change that was introduced in FileMaker 12. If your solutions display multiple on-screen windows, then you may at some point find yourself facing this issue.
- Window Focus, v1 – FMP 12/13/14 demo file showing problem
- Window Focus, v2 – FMP 12/13/14 demo file with work around for FMP/Win
- Window Focus, v3 – FMP 12/13/14 demo file with cross-platform work around
- Window Focus – FMP 11 demo file, blissfully problem-free
The problem manifests in different ways on the Windows vs. Mac platforms; we’re going to start out by looking at what happens in FMP/Win via the Window Focus, v1 demo.