From Dwayne Wright PMP Certified FileMaker Developer INTRODUCTION TO FILEMAKER CUSTOM FUNCTIONS Custom functions provide a method to store complex calculations that you use time and time again within a FileMaker file. You will need to be using FileMaker Advanced, to transform a calculation into its own custom function. After a custom function has been […]
I haven’t tried this function yet, but I like what it does – it returns a list that includes selected text, the number of pieces in the text, and the text prior and following the selection. You can use Get(value) the pull the selected text – Don FileMaker Custom Function:ReturnSelections().
[Great video of WebDirect by Richard Carlton – ed] Published on Dec 29, 2013 By Richard Carlton FileMaker 13 WebDirect Overview and Optimization Presentation Richard Carlton, CEO of Richard Carlton Consulting, Inc. introduces FileMaker 13’s WebDirect and then how to optimize your FileMaker database for deployment on WebDirect. Includes lots of discussion of under the hood […]
Very helpful tips from Seedcode on different options to make buttons. Published on Dec 24, 2013 Using the new formatting and theme controls in FM13, we have a *lot* of options for creating a simple button. This video shows what we’re doing to keep these easy to modify by keeping the button’s icon out of the […]
Thu, 26 December 2013 WebDirect Pricing, Hide Object When, 3D Printing Jeopardy Direct download: 277_FM_success_Tips.mp3 Category:podcasts — posted at: 6:30 PM Filemaker Success Tips : 277_FM_Success_Tips.
FileMaker 13: Optimizations Using “Perform Script on Server” Posted December 6, 2013 One of my favorite new FileMaker 13 features is the “Perform Script on Server” script step (hereafter referred to as “PSOS”). PSOS enables us to send a request to a FileMaker Server so that it will run a specified script on the client’s […]
A GREAT SELECTION OF LINKS to FileMaker 13 resources from Skeleton Key: FileMaker has a great new FileMaker Platform overview and detailed product pages for FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Go, and FileMaker Server. The FileMaker Knowledge Base and FileMaker Technical Network are also excellent resources for the latest technical details and developer community discussions. 30-day trial versions of FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Server are available to […]
Published on Dec 19, 2013 On 12/3/13, FMA hosted a free webinar, presented by Matt Navarre, owner of MSN Media. It was titled Relevance Ranking, Web History and Search: Applying Web Methods to FileMaker: Searching for results in Google, usually finds what your looking for. Using a web history to find a site that you’ve visited […]
Very nice, Mislav. Thanks for developing and sharing such a useful tool. I can’t wait to use it. Published on Dec 13, 2013 Mislav Kos explains how to use Query Builder, a FileMaker tool he created to help write ExecuteSQL expressions. The tool does not rely on a wizard; queries are typed out manually. Key […]
As Seen in FileMaker 13: Using Popovers For Data Entry – YouTube.
Published on Dec 19, 2013 Cette vidéo de Marie-Charlottre Potton, volontairement courte et ciblée, illustre la nouvelle interface de création de modèles sous FileMaker 13. Créer un nouveau Modèle avec FileMaker 13 – YouTube.
FileMaker Pro 13 Company: FileMaker, Inc. Price: $329 System Requirements: see this page. The last FileMaker Pro upgrade appeared about a year and a half ago. Version 12 introduced a broader set of changes then than these made available earlier this month in FileMaker Pro 13. But the 50 or so features which 13 does introduce are impressive, welcome, and […]
Posted by simon 12/17/2013 at 04:10PM A new version of our free bBox FileMaker plug-in is now available. Some of the changes in this release; now a fat 32/64 bit binary for FileMaker 13 Server support using latest version of libxml2 (version 2.9.1) namespaces can now be supplied to XPath several bugs fixed in handling of parameters with AppleScript You […]
Very helpful techniques for handling lists from Todd Geist. Geist uses several techniques including a couple of custom functions to ease the pain of dealing with lists. Looping through and filtering lists of values turns out to be a common task in FileMaker. Having a few different techniques at your disposal is quite useful. In […]