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Populating a Portal from a Value List

Occasionally when developing in FileMaker I come across the need to be able to quickly generate a standard set of items from a Value List. In this example, using one of FileMaker’s built-in templates for Projects, I imagined a scenario where a project had a standard set of steps that needed to be generated whenever a new project was begun. 155 more words

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Building an Accounts Receivables and Invoicing System in FileMaker Pro

Long ago, a wise old accountant named Bud, once pointed out to a much younger version of me, that most businesses have very similar accounting needs with respect to Accounts Payable, General Ledger and Payroll systems. 1,562 more words

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Applescript Notification from FileMaker

FileMaker developers (and other app developers) are always looking for better ways to communicate information to their users. System level notifications have proven to be an effective way of sending short ‘dissolving’ messages to users. 630 more words

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Harnessing FileMaker Pro 12/13's Document Management Features WITHOUT FileMaker Server

Many small businesses take advantage of FileMaker Pro’s ability to host up to 5 clients from a copy of FileMaker Pro, rather than invest in the more pricey FileMaker Server. 326 more words

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#FileMaker #Snapshot

It’s embarrassing to admit that I have not tried all of the functions built into FileMaker over the years. So, I won’t admit to that, now or never. 498 more words


Modular FileMaker - A New Mailchimp Module

If you are not familiar with the web site called Modular FileMaker, you owe it to yourself to check out some of the great code residing there. 444 more words

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How to Maintain a Connection to FileMaker Server on a Dynamic IP Address with DynDNS Updater


Once you have your FileMaker Server setup and accessible remotely, I recommend setting up Dyn.com Remote Access service. Their tagline is “Access your device or files using a unique hostname, instead of a confusing (and ever-changing) IP address… 933 more words

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