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Creating subsummary reports is pretty easy once you get the hang of it. However, getting percentages is not quite as straightforward. I present three examples in this file which cover fraction of total and GetSummary methods.
Shizolate Your Text Input
This file is based on the asksnoop.com website. Basically, the user enters a website and it appears on your screen as if Snoop Dogg were talking. It's a lot of fun to view your favorite website. Anyhow, I wrote a recursive custom function that mimics the asksnoop website but in FileMaker Pro. Don't download this file if you are easily offended!
Soduko Puzzles in FileMaker
For about 6 months I was addicted to Soduko and did at least one puzzle every day. Many times I considered creating a FileMaker version of Soduko but never got around to it. Thanks to Leland Long I can check another item off my list of to dos. BTW, Leland left the game completely unlocked so you can explore how he did it.
Tower of Hanoi Puzzle
This is a version of the classic Tower of Hanoi puzzle which was invented in 1883 by the French mathematician Édouard Lucas, or possibly by Harrison Heath who Lucas may have simply copied off of. Either way, its a classic puzzle game that has survived through the years. This solution is completely unlocked so you can see how it was done. I have played it and thoroughly enjoyed his interface! Thanks to Mark E. Mann for sharing this game with the FileMaker community.
Window ArtBonus File
Create a Gradient Window with FileMaker Tools
Scott Smith watched my video training series and came up with this idea for creating dialog windows with gradients in them using only FileMaker tools. Not only that, Scott presents the idea very well, so anyone should be able to replicate his technique. There's no reason you couldn't also use this technique for buttons as well.
FileMaker AdvertisementBonus File
The One and Only FileMaker TV commercial
Download the FileMaker commercial that Claris aired on national television in the summer of 1996. Make sure to turn the sound way up, since I had trouble hearing it.
The Game of Klondike
Don Wieland of DW Data Concepts was generous enough to share this excellent game of Solitaire with everyone. It's completely unlocked so feel free to reverse engineer it to figure out how it was done.
FileMaker Errors and Messages
This simple database is a repository for all FileMaker 12 and earlier errors. You can search for an error when a script returns one you don't understand, link this file to your own solution to display error messages or whatever you desire.
Patience GameBonus File
Play the Card Game of Patience
Four cards are dealt at a time, and the object is to end up with all four aces on top when all the cards have been dealt (13 deals). There are only two rules: a card can only be discarded if there is a higher card of the same suit showing, and can only be moved into an empty space. Aces are high. Thanks to Colm Osiris for submitting this tip.