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New to Filemaker pro 12 advanced

Question asked by AdrianneNeil on Aug 17, 2012
Latest reply on Aug 17, 2012 by JimMac


New to Filemaker pro 12 advanced


I'm hoping someone can give me advice on the differences between Filemaker pro 8 and 12 Advanced. I used 8 for years and have recently moved to 12 Advanced. In 8, it was a really straightforward operation to add a button that automatically updates from a set field- for instance, using a contact code field that is linked to a separate Filemaker contacts database that automatically fills in the address and phone number when a contact name is added to the contact code field on the main database. Filemaker pro 12 Advanced is suggesting that I need to write a script for this, which is something I have never done. I've tried linking through relational databases, but I can't get it to work. I know this is quite basic stuff, but could someone tell me if script is what I need to perform this operation?

Thank you