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Filemaker pro 11 Scripting Portal

I have a table called 'Project_Details' with two ocurrences ('Project_Details' and 'Project_Details 2') linked by the 'project_Id'. I have a layout called 'Project Details Layout' where the user cand go through the different projects. I have also added a portal that shows all related projects.
What I want to do is when the user moves through a record, it should go to a different projectid.  When I am looking at a project id, which can have multiple of the of the same, I want the portal to show all of the the related project ids. But when I move to the next record on top, I do not want to see the same project id (projectId01), I want to see the next one (projectId02).

Note: I do not have the 'projectId' field set as unique ( I do not want to, because I wil need it this way for something esle). There are multiple projectids with the same value (I want this).

Hopefully this makes sense.
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PachecoPrimo
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challengedayCommented:
Hi PachecoPrimo,

I'm not sure I understand "the user moves through a record",
do you mean moves from one record to the next?

Also don't understand "when I move to the next record on top".

Maybe a screenshot will help clarify.

Thanks!
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PachecoPrimoAuthor Commented:
Hello Challengeday,
Basically when the user goes from one record to another that have the same project id, I want the  the 'Go to the next record' button to go to the subsequent number (eg, projectid01 (there might be multiple projectid01, but I want to only see the projectid01s in the portal), then when the user hits 'Go to next record' button, it should go to projectid02 (skipping any projectid01s). I have attached a screen shot hopefully this helps.
sproject.bmp
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North2AlaskaCommented:
You could start with something like the script below.  This is just a beginning.  Something else to think about; is the data sorted?  Is the next record really the next project.  For example, if you have your records in order like Proj1, Proj1, Proj2, Proj1, etc...  You can see you would select Proj1 again if they weren't in order.

Without knowing the full design of your solution, I would consider having a table to list just the project specific details.  Your TOs may be trying to tell you something.  A table for Project and a table for "Activities".  Navigation might be simpler.
Freeze Window
Set Variable [ $ProjID; Value:Project_Details::project_ID ]
Loop
  Go to Record/Request/Page [ Next; Exit after last ]
  Exit Loop If [ Project_Details::project_ID ¿ $ProjID ]
End Loop

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North2AlaskaCommented:
This sight changes the Not Equal to symbol in FM to the upside-down question mark ( ¿ ).
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PachecoPrimoAuthor Commented:
Great job.
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