REUSING DATA BASE
HI, I NEED TO CREAT A NEW DATA BASE - BUT I WANT TO USE THE LAYOUT THAT I ALREADY HAVE IN ANOTHER DATA BASE - IE I WANT TO DUPLICATE THE DATA BASE LAYOUT WITHOUT EXPORTTING ALL THE DATA, HOW DO I DO THIS?
You will either have to create or copy the same field names from one to the other. Then you will have to copy the original layout and paste it into the new file. You will have to manually set the header, body, footer, etc, and re-connect any buttons or script triggers to the equivalent scripts in the new file.
Close the database, duplicate in the OS, rename the duplicate, open the dupe, delete most or all of the records.
OR - Open the database, Save As Clone with new name.
Home > Using FileMaker Pro > FileMaker Pro basics > Managing files > Saving and copying fileshttp://www.filemaker.com/help/html/fmp_basics.3.34.html
Is there a way to copy a specific layout from one FileMaker Pro database to another?http://help.filemaker.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1489/~/copying-a-layout-between-databases
Duplicate Databases: Rename; reflect name change in scriptsDuplicate Databases: Rename; reflect name change in scripts
Retrieving data ...