I’ve never used this technique but it was something you would come across “back in the day”, with FileMaker 6 and earlier databases.
There is a technique where you can have a calculated container field hide information on a FileMaker layout. It is not as effective if you are using it on a large layout area but is very effective in hiding a key button or field. If you are going to hide a large area, I would recommend building two layouts. However, two or more layouts can become a pain to a developer. If you make a change in one layout, you need to remember to make the change in the other layouts. After a while, you might loose track of what is where. Some script steps require a particular field to be on the current layout to operate.
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