• Next Service Date Formula

    Newbie needing assitance I am trying to work out the best way to calculate the next service date.   I have two main tables the Property table which has the service schedule eg every 3 weeks (set at value 21 for ...
    last modified by user17311
  • Displaying Related Records from a Tiered Relationship in a third Table layout

    Hi,   My query relates to displaying only related value list data determined by another relationship and this is something I have always struggled with and is driving me potty yet again.   I have a databas...
    last modified by garyjones
  • "Unique" validation necessary for primary key?

    Hi Everyone,   I was just listening to the 2 Matts on FileMaker Talk, and they were discussing the validation options when you define a field. The gist of the conversation was that these are mostly unnecessary a...
    last modified by deanchampeau
  • Chart Layout Reuse with a different found set

    Charting based on the current found set is a really nice FileMaker feature.  It takes a little work to get the chart just as you want it and that's expected.  I'd like to reuse the chart layout with a differ...
    last modified by rob_w
  • Auto create a record in a related table?

    I have used FileMaker for over 25 years, however it has been on the user end.  However the solution was very simple, only one table, so I know how to make layouts and move fields around.  I don't know much a...
    created by KimSpurlin
  • How do I hide objects based on multiple fields

    I am feeling stuck despite having read several messages on the subject, so I am asking for my specific instance, as I could not understand whether the other similar question matched my situation or not.   I am t...
    last modified by Kathrynfw
  • Table won't display

    I have a FileMaker 17 table that will not display when I navigate to it. The table is included in the layouts list and the layout manager, is visible in the database manager, and scripts referencing it work properly. ...
    last modified by erikbullettools
  • Sharing access across multiple FM files

    Is there a way to get one FM File to authenticate based on user in another FM File?
    last modified by user28271
  • Looking for someone to write a cURL request for us

    Hi There,   I'm not sure if this is the appropriate place to ask for this.   We have some databases here that I have developed and work fine. However, I need to download from Magento 2 using an insert from...
    last modified by JulianJohnson
  • Trying to filter a portal by two fields determining a date range

    I have been searching for an answer to my query on filtering data by a date range but cant find any clear guidance.  I am fairly new to Filemaker but a fair way through my app to manage students, their classes an...
    last modified by mrapple
  • Visitors List & request to permission

    Please be informed that I am beginner in using FileMaker program and I created visitors management system. I wonder if you could help me please, I have two points, the first one is how can I make script to send approv...
    last modified by msaeed83
  • Create vars containing all possible input combinations

    Racking my brain over this one portion of a larger word game solver system. Utilizing a script, possibly in combination with a recursive custom function (minding the 50k limit): the desired output is a set of enumer...
    last modified by triac
  • Script step isn't transferring data into variable on lower permission account

    I have an api integration that will allow users to submit a file into a folder on our cloud storage. The API works great on my full access account both on my fm17 client and through webdirect, so the medium of usage i...
    last modified by logancornelius
  • Global fields does not update

    I have a global field being used in a search thru a relationship.  The field is set up as a calculation stored globally as "Get (AccountName)".  The calculation does not update when signing on under alternat...
    last modified by tomperr
  • How to print Grand summary

    I'm generating a report to print out and I can't get the leading grand summary to show up in preview mode. Is there a trick to this? Or do grand summaries not print?   Thanks Jack
    last modified by jakhay
  • WebDirect WYSIWYG Editor Options

    Hi all,   I'm looking for a very simple WYSIWYG editor to use in WebDirect. The intent is to allow users to apply (and preserve) the following styles: Bold Italic Underline Uppercase The idea is that users ...
    last modified by alecgregory
  • One button to close Preview mode window

    Hello,   I'm trying to figure out what is the best way to let the user close this new floating window with a report in preview mode.   I'm talking about a 'friendly way' so that they would find out easily....
    last modified by f.i.sciences
  • FM Go 17 works but ...

    Posted an earlier piece about FM17 not working on AWS but as a test, I tried FMGo17 connecting to AWS even though FM17 says there are no files being hosted (not true, AWS console shows 3 are hosted) and it works thoug...
    last modified by remoran
  • Rename a File

    Hi, Good Night  RENAME A FILE   I have proove in Tools>Developer Utilities> Add a File, and rename file and choose only the file to rename It works fine, but scripts in related files, does not change...
    last modified by krodaz
  • How to set a button to go to blank record

    I need assistant on how to set a Button that when clicked will go to a empty row in a table.   Thanks Charles
    last modified by Charlesdh