Portals are a critical element for displaying information on all FileMaker layouts. Portals, however, have a limitation in that they have a fixed height. This means they are not great for displaying blocks of text that may vary in length.

Here is a demonstration and a free demo file that show how to use a webviewer and some calculated html code to display records of varying height similar to a portal. A link to a script in each record opens a card window to allow editing of the information.

Here is a portal with fixed row height:

Here is the webviewer with variable row height:

Edit a row in a card window:


Download the FREE fmVariableRowHeightPortal solution.

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