Flexible Reporting with Virtual Lists and ExecuteSQL I wrote about Martha Zink’s FileMaker DevCon 2018 presentation on Virtual Lists and ExecuteSQL about a month ago. The video has been released by FileMaker, and I recommend every developer to watch it. Non developers, walk away with the knowledge that FileMaker has the ability to produce powerful […]
Virtual Lists and ExecuteSQL But first, a side note The past three years I’ve attended DevCon, I’ve devoted all my time to interviewing well known FileMaker people and FileMaker vendors. And I’ve enjoyed the experience immensely. But for DevCon 2018, I made a change: I collected business cards of people I wanted to interview, and […]
FileMaker 17 Master Detail The new FileMaker 17 Master Detail feature allows developers to easily add what took fair amount of work before. What is Master Detail? Simply put, Master Detail describes a single layout with list of records on one side of the layout–the Master list–with a single, detailed record on the other side […]
Speedy Data Entry Many industries (medical, insurance, rentals, to name a few) need speedy data entry, but not at the expense of accuracy and detail. As a result, database programmers have experimented with different “word or phrase” pickers to speed the process. A common form of this is to build a series of often used words […]
Martha Zink, of Soliant Consulting, shows a clean ,easy way to related container fields to a project record, essentially allowing users to add as many documents or images to a record as desired. I also like the technique she uses to display the contents of a selected portal in a different table.
As Seen in FileMaker 13: Using Popovers For Data Entry – YouTube.
Published on Dec 17, 2013 Martha Zink introduces new features in FileMaker 13 in her series As Seen in FileMaker 13. As Seen in FileMaker 13: Popover As Menus – YouTube.
By Martha Zink I’m sure many of you have heard the news of the newest line of the FileMaker platform! The FileMaker 13 product line offers developers and users a new set of features that were either limited or non-existent in the past. In other words, FileMaker has delivered a lot of new, shiny objects […]
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.
Delve into FileMaker 12 – Merge Symbols.mov – YouTube.
Delve into FileMaker 12 Interface – Object States (Fields) – YouTube.
5 Important Techniques for Building a Solution in FileMaker Go – YouTube.
Martha Zink’s video’s are always worth watching. Get the lowdown on using the FM 12 interface with this one. Delve into FileMaker 12 – Interface – Screen Stencils and Explicit Layout Width – YouTube.