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FileMaker Pro Scripting Tutorial

FileMaker Pro is a powerful and useful application that takes the headache out of keeping your business databases organized. Virtual Training Company's FileMaker Pro Scripting tutorial is perfect for gaining a more in-depth understanding of the actual use of scripts in real-world situations. It is highly recommended that you complete Virtual Training Company's FileMaker Pro 3/4 (ISBN#1889347450) or 5 (ISBN #1889347876) so that you will have a basic knowledge of File Maker and will be familiar with scripts and calculations. Author David Bylund gives a brief review of the fundamentals, then dives into specific scripts of the databases and their functions. The lessons are a series of interrelated databases so that you can see the big picture and how all the scripts fit together. Click one of the chapter headings below to start learning how to make FileMaker meet your needs.

About this CD

What is included
What you need to know
Formats and conventions

Scripts - Basics

About scripts
Planning scripts
Storing settings before
Variables and global fields
Defining scripts

Formulas and functions

About Functions
About Formulas
Calculation Fields
In Scripts
Auto Entry, Data Validation

Scripts - Controls

Open and close
Screen size

Scripts - Products

Navigation 1 - Internal
Navigation 2 - External
Conditional discount
Text strings

Scripts - Vendors

Field dependent
Navigation 1 - External
Navigation 2 - Portal
Format telephone number
Format email, url
Sum and count
Remove duplicates, Part 1
Remove duplicates, Part 2

Scripts - Customers

Find - Part 1
Find - Part 2
(Un)marking - Part 1
(Un)marking - Part 2
Shipping address
Dial phone
Import export
Banded records list

Scripts - Orders

New record from index
Portal navigation
Find scripts
Unique order ID
Shipping calculations
Tax calculations

Scripts - Staff

Hidden navigation options
Random assignment 1
Random assignment 2

Scripts - Timesheet

Log in
Relationships calculations
Current week in calendar
Previous, next month
Find tasks from weeks
Day and task toggle
Conditional menu - Part 1
Conditional menu - Part 2
Conditional menu - Part 3
Records forward and back
Go to today, this week
Calendar - Construction
Calendar - Navigation 1
Calendar - Navigation 2
Calendar - Find month
Print Timesheet - Part 1
Print Timesheet - Part 2
Print Timesheet - Part 3
New Year
Log out

Scripts - Content

Text calculations
Text measurements
Spell check
Email list - Part 1
Email list - Part 2
Email list - Part 3
Send email - Part 1
Send email - Part 2

Scripts - Admin

Data channel
Value list test
Design functions
Clear fields

Scripts - Lessons

Progress bar - Part 1
Progress bar - Part 2
Duplicate record
Navigate and Find - Part 1
Navigate and Find - Part 2
Navigate and Find - Part 3
Export outline - Part 1
Export outline - Part 2


Debugging formulas
Debugging scripts

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