THIS TECHNIQUE has withstood the test of time: Dwayne Wright’s Save Found Set routine makes use of error checking, lists, and multiple line keys to restore a found set of records by ID. This could come in handy if you are required to keep historical reports for a particular found set – new records added […]
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().
A nice little value list trick here. Posted: December 2, 2013 | Author: Dave Filtered value lists are great, and very useful when it comes to improving the user interface. In this food-based example, we have 2 tables, “Courses” and “Items”. Food Items belong to a Course (e.g. Soup is a Starter, Steak is a Main course, Trifle is […]
It’s Sorta a Value List Thing Posted on November 22, 2013 by Jonathan Fletcher Print PDF Editor’s note: Today it’s my privilege to present an informative guest article written by Jonathan Fletcher on the elusive topic of sorted dynamic value lists. Jonathan is a well-regarded, thoughtful and thought-provoking fixture in the FileMaker community, known for his generous and frequent contributions to […]
Useful advice on Value Lists In this Soliant TV video, learn how to create multiple value lists that come from a Values table. By using global fields, you can create value lists that can be used anywhere, regardless of the context. via FileMaker Tip – Creating Global Value Lists in FileMaker – YouTube.
Kind of a part two on Conditional Value Lists Conditional Value List – Products by Category – YouTube.
Guy Stevens explains and shows how to use the power of conditional value lists. Conditional Value List – Products by Category – YouTube.
Dynamic Menus/Value Lists in Filemaker Pro® – YouTube.