Cross Tab Summary Report

Version 2




    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ 1.39 megabytes


    So here it is, your worst nightmare as a FileMaker developer. You've been requested to create a cross tab summary report whereby you have to account for a dynamic number of x and y axis variables, then have to summarize thousands of records without the report taking 2 hours to compile while FileMaker performs all the summary calculations. How would you like to know how to create this report without any summary fields and runs as fast as FileMaker can loop through the found set of records? After reading this article you'll be amazed at how easy a cross tab summary report is using FileMaker Pro 9.




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    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.


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