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Window Management in FileMaker Pro - Preventing Extra Windows from Opening

I came across a situation recently where I had to build an interface to match Documents up with Contacts. The documents were coming in imported and needed to be reviewed and tagged to link them to contacts. 251 more words

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Create Folders from FileMaker Pro Using AppleScript on a Macintosh

Someone on one of the Facebook FileMaker Group pages recently asked for a simple method, using AppleScript of creating a folder on the Desktop. FileMaker Pro can generate a variety of file formats, including Text, PDF and Excel, and it is possible to script the names of these files. 576 more words

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FileMaker 14 - Resources

Well it is finally shipping. After glimpses under NDA and slips (it showed up on Amazon early), FileMaker 14 platform is now shipping. New versions of FileMaker Go, FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Pro Advanced and FileMaker Server are available for trial and download. 770 more words

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The End is Near - a Minor Datacalypse is Coming

I have written before about the need to stay current with FileMaker Pro, operating systems and hardware. I recently received an email from a reader who asked: 600 more words

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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┬áto 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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