Super Search Engine

Version 2

     

    Script

     

    Compatibility
    Creator
    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 8.5, 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .94 megabytes
    http://www.formulationspro.com

    Description

    Everyone at this point has used either Google or Yahoo to search for information, people, products, or help. So why not build an Internet search engine into your FileMaker Pro database? Using the Web Viewer you can build a search engine to link to any web site as long as you can figure out which part of the URL string can be substituted by a field in your database. This article will show you how to build a dynamic search engine in your database that can be extended over time to include as many sites as you want without ever having to change a single line of code! The examples in this article include Google, Yahoo, ebay, Amazon, and Answers.

     


    Code
    See sample file

     

    Sample Input

    Sample Output


    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.

     


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