Dynamic Content without Fields or Scripts

Version 2


    Web Viewer


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


    Look ma', no hands! The ultimate goal of every programmer should be to use as few fields, layouts, and scripts as possible to achieve your desired effect. In some cases it's not always possible to eliminate everything. However, if you think outside the box with the Web Viewer, you can eliminate a lot of common items from your application that require a lot of overhead. The simple example here shows you how to recreate the status information without the need of any unstored calculation fields. How simple is that? Just copy/paste the web viewer onto any layout, from any table, and it will dynamically display the correct status information.




    Sample Input

    Sample Output

    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.


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