Extended privileges are probably one of the most underused features in FileMaker and at the same time incredibly simple and powerful with regards to enforcing security and access control.
When developing solutions using FileMaker Go for iPhones and iPads, you'll want to design your workflows and user experience to fit the way people create and consume information on the go. View the webinar with Chad Novotny.
Scripted Quick Find and error 401 can leave seemingly inaccurate results.
A reader wants to know why some toolbar buttons are disabled in FileMaker 11, and how to fix them. The culprit? Custom menus.
When it comes to FileMaker Pro, calculations and scripts are your tools to "make stuff happen." In this webinar, we explore some techniques for building robust, feature-rich databases with complex calculations, powerful scripted automation, and elegant user interfaces.
Sometimes you want to convert a field with multiple values (paragraphs) into multiple records, each with one value. What if you have multiple such fields? In this article, we examine a script to take any number of fields and create all manner of combinations for records.
View the recording of Chad Novotny presenting on integrating FileMaker with Google Apps contacts, calendars, and more, and download the sample files to see how it all works.
While FileMaker Go can't directly access the iPhone's GPS, you can use a web viewer and Mobile Safari's geolocation features to map your location.
We have a bunch of really smart FileMaker developers here at The Support Group who can do some clever stuff with FileMaker. To find out just how clever, our Development Director ran a contest for the entire technical staff to see who could build the fastest Sudoku puzzle solver using FileMaker. This is the result.
Ever wanted to display event records in a calendar format? Of course you have! And FileMaker Pro 11 makes this so much easier with filtered portals.
FileMaker Pro 10 introduced Set Field By Name step, allowing you to use a calculation to choose the field to be edited. But where's Set Variable By Name? Here's how to dynamically name a variable using Let() and Evaluate().
Highlighting the active field with conditional formatting requires the simplest formula in the world, but HOW to use it is not so obvious.