This site uses tracking cookies. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy. If you don't opt in, some parts of the site might not function.
Home / Blog / FileMaker / “Portal” in a Popover in a Portal
26Apr 2016

“Portal” in a Popover in a Portal

About the Author

Agnes Riley Agnes Riley

Agnes is a Senior Application Developer, and a jack of all trades, master of none. While she mostly enjoys crafting pretty things and integrating different technologies, she is equally a fan of helping clients with data parsing from Excel to FileMaker. When she is not chained to her MacBook Pro, she can be found hanging off a rope in an indoor climbing gym or holding onto the handlebars on her red and white motorcycle.

Comments (6)

Bruce Robertson - April 27, 2016

Something seems to be seriously missing here. The demo doesn’t work. The popup shows data from records which does not at all match the actual feeding history.

    Jan Jung
    Jan Jung - April 27, 2016

    Hi, Bruce.
    Thanks for your feedback. We’re updating the demo and will post the revised file shortly.

Bruce Robertson - April 28, 2016

Seems it still does not work consistently. I have sent in screenshots.

    Agnes Riley
    Agnes Riley - May 2, 2016

    Hi Bruce,

    Replaced the file. Didn’t see the screenshots, but found the issue you were hopefully referring to.

    Thank you.

Matt Petrowsky - April 28, 2016

Next time just try using ExecuteSQL and populating the results within a Webviewer. Your results within ExecuteSQL can format the data as HTML.

Also, with the right JavaScript library, you can do even more than a portal can do with re-orderable columns and integrated sorting. That would be my preferred method. You can even make things look exactly like all your other portals with the CSS.

    Agnes Riley
    Agnes Riley - April 28, 2016

    Hi Matt, I agree. Hence I wrote this is just one method. I was thinking about doing a follow-up post with JS. I’ve done some work with DataTables and I loved it.

Leave a Reply