File Maintenance and Backups

Version 2




    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .48 megabytes


    FileMaker Developer 7 offers two new maintenance tools to compress and/or defragment files that can improve the performance of your database files. Improvements will be most noticeable when you are using large files and performing finds, sorts, or executing scripts that operate on all the records. These tools can be found in the menu File>File Maintenance. Administrators should utilize these tools on a routine basis to remove wasted space on the disk, reduce the file sizes, and streamline data access. Which method you use may have a different impact on the data and the performance of the database.


    See sample file


    Sample Input

    Sample Output

    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.


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