Store Find Requests

Version 2

     

    Script

     

    Compatibility
    Creator
    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .71 megabytes
    http://www.formulationspro.com

    Description

    Storing find requests is a very productive technique for end users. The problems with ad-hoc reports are that they are not run very often. Thus, it's hard for the users to remember the exact search criteria they used to generate the report. It's even harder for the users to tell other users how to find the records. Using a custom function and two moderately difficult scripts you can create a dynamic system to store find requests over multiple fields that can be applied to your entire solution very quickly.

     


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    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.

     


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