FileMaker Pro 10 is a database development application that runs on both the Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. When building a database in FileMaker Pro 10, you can display records in different ways by creating multiple layouts. In order to help your users move between layouts, implement a navigation menu in the header of your layout designs.
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Launch the FileMaker Pro 10 application and open the database file to which you want to add a navigation menu.
Go to the "View" menu at the top of the screen and choose "Layout Mode."
Open the "Insert" menu and select the "Button" option.
Highlight the "Go to Layout" script step from the left side of the "Button Setup" window.
Click on the arrow button next to "Specify," choose "Layout" and then double-click on the name of the layout you want to include in the navigation menu.
Press "OK" to add the new button to your layout design.
Enter a label for the navigation button, press "Enter" key and drag the button to the header section at the top of your layout.
Repeat Steps 3 through 7 for each additional button you want to add to your navigation menu.
Open the "Layouts" menu and choose the "Save Layout" option when you are done building the navigation menu.
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