Lots of Fun Things As we wait for this years new FileMaker offering (coming this month!), people in the FileMaker Community and elsewhere haven’t been standing still. Here is a small sampling of great things I found around the web. Boolean Algebra Mislav Kov gives a mini lesson on the the use of boolean operators […]
FileMaker Tricks Exporting to Excel Five years ago, Kevin Frank developed and wrote an exhaustive series of articles on exporting to Excel. The whole point of his series was to bypass the very limited options provided in FileMaker to give the end-user a nice looking spreadsheet without having to do a lot of manipulation in […]
A free video from Matt Petrowsky on tuning your solution for speed. Un-stored calculations are the biggest culprit, but there is plenty more, such as turning off Quick Find, unnecessary search fields, Tool tips, and Conditional Hiding: When your average knowledge worker starts developing with FileMaker Pro, there’s a lot of background and history which […]
The need to export FileMaker data to Excel with custom column names is something most developers will encounter from time to time. Face it, people don’t want to read obscure column names or try to figure out what they really mean when they need to change them. Jeroen Aarts of Clickworks shares his technique: Could you […]
SOME BASICS ARE TIMELESS. Exporting files in FileMaker is one. Dwayne Wright explains the process: A situation may arise where you want to take some of the data you have gathered in your FileMaker solution and (move / copy) it to another database, software package or spreadsheet. This process has a name and it is […]
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