Unique List

Version 2




    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .67 megabytes


    Previously, we published the technique for obtaining a list of values from the found set of records by using a custom function rather than a script. The intent of this function was to replace the Copy All Records technique to obtain a list of values. The next natural progression of this technique is to find a unique list of values from the found set of records. This is useful for pop-up menus as well as dynamic scripting of reports. The custom function cfUniqueList will be demonstrated in this article. To inspect the custom function you will need FileMaker Advanced.




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    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.


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