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No Blank Row    Download   Intermediate   Tip File    Version 12 New
Create Records in a Portal with no Blank Row and No Scripts
I love this technique for it’s simplicity in allowing a different entry method other than a blank portal row. Just enter a name in the single row portal and it will appear in the portal below. No additional relationships, scripts, calculations are basically anything required. Just a simple filtered one row portal. I believe I learned about this tip from Excelysis but my memory fails me.
Enlarging Photos    Download   Beginner   Tip File    Version 12 New
Three Techniques for Enlarging a Photo in a Container Field
Here’s a couple simple techniques demonstrating how to enlarge a photo field inside FileMaker. The first simply opens it up in a card window. A little more complex programming can export the image and open in it’s native application. The last is probably the easiest of all and simply uses a Popover.
Popover Defaults    Download   Intermediate   Tip File    Version 12 New
Demonstrates How to Initialize a the Fields in a Popover
A very common task is to initialize the global values in a popover. This example file demonstrates how to set a script trigger on the popover window to reset the global values. The text field with the popup menu will be blank and the date will contain the current date. The OnObjectEnter script trigger is applied to this window and not the popover button.
Dynamic Folder    Download   Intermediate   Tip File    Version 12 New
Create an Operating System Folder
Creates a folder in the operating system with a FileMaker script. The name is provided by a field from the database. FileMaker 18 not required.
Find Non Related    Download   Beginner   Tip File    Version 12 New
A Script that Locates Parent Records with no Related Records
With a couple script steps, you can easily locate all parent records without related records.
Security Building Blocks    Download   Advanced   Article    Version 12 New
FileMaker Workplace Innovation Platform Security Building Blocks
An article from the world renowned Steven Blackwell regarding protection for organizations from a wide variety of risks including business continuity, regulatory sanctions, criminal and civil liability, and reputational damage.
Study Guide Error    Download     Tip File    Version 12 New
An Error and Solution to the FileMaker 18 Certification Study Guide
There’s an error in the FileMaker Certification Study Guide. On question 8 in section 3 “Building Layouts”, the study asks you to validate a phone field and not let the user exit the field unless it contains 10 digits. The answer in the guide is to use OnObjectSave with the Exit Script step to eat the event of exiting the field. Unfortunately, OnObjectSave doesn’t have the ability to eat actions that trigger script since it runs the script after the event. This example file discusses the possible solutions.

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