By: Mike Ahern
If you have ever developed a FileMaker solution on a Mac that opens a second window for some reason, and then port it to Windows, you know the frustration of having the FileMaker windows resize in a manner not expected.
To demonstrate, I wrote a script that opens a window, maximizes it, pauses and then opens a smaller window.
On a mac, you get the expected result of a maximized window and then a second smaller window off to the right.
Now we port it over to Windows, FileMaker 15 or lower and we get this:
Not very helpful. But if we open that same file in FileMaker 16 and run the same script, we get the same type of result we get on a Mac: the windows are now independent. Problem solved!