How to Freeze columns on a list view / Table view in FileMaker DB?
In this post, we will explain the Freeze columns in FileMaker and give you the overview of how it can be implemented. HTML,JS and JSON played a major role on this concept.
What is Freeze Columns?
Freeze Panes is one of the most useful features in Microsoft Excel and other spreadsheet applications. Which allows a row or column to lock in place and making it always visible when scrolling vertically or horizontally.
Uses of Freeze column
If you have a large column’s of data in the list, it can be useful to freeze columns to keep a certain columns visible while scrolling horizontally.
For example, In employee list if the user want to see the Employee ID to be freeze and see the other informations by scrolling the window horizontally. The user can set the number of columns to be freeze in either side of the list.
How It works?
Here we have used the following three major things,
HTML – It is used for displaying the data in list view with Freeze column. We can customise the background colour, borders, and Header colour.
Freeze column in FileMaker
1. Left side freeze.
We can specify the number of columns to be freeze from left.
2. Right side freeze.
We can specify the number of columns to be freeze from right.
3. Both side freeze.
We can specify the number’s to freeze either side of the list.
Custom Header Design
Header and the freeze columns are the important part in a table. By adding your very own colour to header will a pretty good look to your table. Again this also done be the help of HTML and JS.
The team at FMDBSolutions hopes this article will have a good idea on the freeze column in FileMaker database. If you are still need any help to implement this into your own solutions. Please, contact us. FMDBSolutions is a team of well-qualified experts that have a lot of experience with the many versions of FileMaker Pro and the FileMaker Go app too.
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