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FileMaker® 12 In Depth by Jesse Feiler

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16. Advanced Scripting Techniques

What Is Advanced Scripting?

Chapter 9, “Getting Started with Scripting,” presented an introduction to FileMaker Pro scripting techniques. It covered such topics as error trapping, linking scripts together via subscripts, conditional branching, looping scripts, and using custom dialogs. You should become familiar with all these essential scripting techniques.

This chapter explores several additional scripting techniques, including working with script variables, and script input/output techniques. Although we think that everyone can potentially benefit from learning these techniques, they do require a solid familiarity with general scripting techniques, calculation formulas, and the Relationships Graph. For this ...

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