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The Layout Objects window is an exciting feature released with FileMaker 16. The FileMaker Layout Object Window allows you to work with stacked objects and quickly find an object or field on a layout. Let's take a look.
Here's how stacked objects display on the Layout Objects window. I have selected these objects by dragging and selecting in this case, but you could also group all stacked objects together and give it a unique name to be able to search by object name.
Note that selected objects are highlighted on the window. You can hide all other objects in the layout to concentrate on selected objects.
And using the new window, you can:
Using the Layout Objects window, you can zero in on a specific object by:
Your screen will automatically scroll to the newly selected object if necessary.
The Layout Objects window has made object organization easier and faster. This new feature will especially shine when working with stacked objects or finding instances of a field or object on a layout.
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