TOPICS THIS WEEK include Table Occurrence naming, theme and tab control, and a popover caution. Enjoy! Filemaker Success Tips : 286_FM_Success_Tips.
GRAB A DEMO FILE and some sound pointers about FileMaker Sliders from Joe Scarpetta: FileMaker Pro 13: Slip Sliding Away – The Scarpetta Group, Inc..
THIS FILEMAKER GO course from Richard Carlton covers key areas and includes an example file rich with examples. And it is reasonably priced. Find out more here or watch the video: Introduction to the Five Hour FileMaker Go Training Course – YouTube.
DWAYNE WRIGHT is exploring – and explaining – FileMaker report variations: HARD CODED SEARCHES VS USER SPECIFIC EMAILING REPORTS USER SPECIFIED REPORT CONTENT REPORTS THAT NEED TO BE EXPORTED REPORTS THAT ARE BEST USED IN AN INDEPENDENT ENGINE Read the whole thing: Dwayne Wright PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM – FileMaker Thoughts – Variations In FileMaker Report Types. […]
EXPLORE DIFFERENT USES for the slide control object. And there’s a link to a downloadable example file at the end. Published on Feb 24, 2014 Slide Control is an advanced layout object introduced in Filemaker13.In this video there are steps to create Slider, settings for Slide Control and different ways to design/use Slide Control. This […]
WITH SO MUCH web integration going on, keeping up with trends over there is important. Flash is fading away, replaced by newer technologies: As in the last blog I posted, responsive websites have become increasingly more used leading to a much higher requirement. Sadly, mobile devices do not allow for Flash to be played on […]
ORIGINALLY POSTED IN DECEMBER ’13, Seedcode has updated this post on Popover bugs and fixes. You’ll want to see the new ‘bugs’ and their fixes. FileMaker 13 Popovers: Bugs & Interesting Behaviors – SeedCode Tips.
DIVE DEEP INTO SUMMARY FIELDS with Dwayne Wright: One thing which is often confusing to new users is a summary field calculates on the current found set or the grouping that applies to a sub-summary part. This means you have to take into consideration the “found set” when you have summary fields in reports that […]
HOW DO YOU KNOW if it is good advice? Well, it helps if the author isn’t selling it: If somebody told me years ago that a future generation of would-be entrepreneurs would learn how to sell from a bunch of writers, researchers, and consultants who’ve never sold a product or managed a sales force in […]
THE SECOND VIDEO on popovers and vertical navigation from Danial Shanahan (Part 1 here). Published on Jan 21, 2014 In this second of two videos I show the tables, fields, scripts, and parameters I used to make this vertical navigation. Download the file at http://newleafdata.com/downloads-fmp…. Worth the watch.
INTERFACE DESIGN is a critical part of successful solution: It’s no great mystery that truly great user interfaces are the ones that are engineered to stay out of the way. ‘Staying out of the way’ means not distracting your users. Rather, good UIs let your users complete goals. The result? A reduction in training and […]
THIS IS AN INTERESTING METHOD for managing users and logins from Karsten on Modular FileMaker. UserManagement 3 is a solution to manage users and login procedures. Users are listed in a Filemaker table. Filemaker accounts are functional and per user group. User of the same group share the same settings. In the user table every […]
AS NOTED IN MICHAEL’S VIDEO, this is just a simple illustration-in reality you will need do take more precautions. Be sure to mark the records or have some other system in place insure that the underlying data is not changed after gathering the data for the accounting program. For example, set permissions to lock invoices […]
RE-USING FILEMAKER CODE and layouts is not always easy. Save some steps using Dwayne Wright’s method when possible. To create this report, I went to an existing client subsummary report and duplicated it. I didn’t need the subsummary layout parts, so I deleted all but one of them and converted the other to a body […]