Data Viewer Best Practices

Version 2




    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .97 megabytes


    The Data Viewer finally gives developers (and advanced users) the ability to view live data as your scripts are running in debug mode. The Data Viewer is only available with FileMaker Pro Advanced 8. If you have FileMaker Pro Advanced 8 you no longer need to have temporary global fields and set fields steps in your script to monitor the progress when troubleshooting your code. If you utilize consistent, best practices and a few dynamic techniques with your code you can monitor just about everything you need with a handful of expressions.


    See sample file


    Sample Input

    Sample Output

    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.


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