Mac OS X, Windows
FMP 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11
File Type: FP7
FileSize: ~ 1.26 megabytes
Those of you that have created a portal filter for a Contact database using FileMaker Pro 6 know how much overhead it takes to install a multi-key filter — 30 fields and 26 scripts. The goal of this article is to replicate this same process with the least number of elements as possible. Using FileMaker Pro 7 this can be reduced down to five fields and one script for a total reduction of 25 fields and 25 scripts! This article will also demonstrate some space saving techniques for repeating fields and portals.
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