Multiple Hop Related Records

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: ~ 1.15 megabytes


    The new relationship model used by FileMaker Pro 7 is extremely powerful. You can now show data in far more meaningful ways with much less overhead. However, the use of table occurrences is not very intuitive and can be extremely confusing until you become accustomed to their logic. Especially when you want to show related records in a portal from multiple hops (tables) away. This article will discuss two examples that you can apply to even the most distance relationships.


    See sample file


    Sample Input

    Sample Output

    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.


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