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How does FileMaker generate recid's?

Question asked by ccrumley on Dec 6, 2011
Latest reply on Dec 7, 2011 by ccrumley


How does FileMaker generate recid's?


this is an example of a URL and item from our web portal. 

To begin the process of URL rewriting, I need to be able to read the URL,

grab the recid,

query the db to see if a row matches the recid, 

then do some URL rewrite magic to get it to flip over so that can become (or whatever is applicable)

Problem is, that recid is NOWHERE in our database, so I have no idea how to move forward here...

How does FM associate the recid to a record in the database?