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Using a variable in a find request

Question asked by acrobat_1 on Jan 7, 2010
Latest reply on Jan 8, 2010 by acrobat_1


Using a variable in a find request


Dear Filemaker Gurus:


I had wanted to write a script that will find a certain type of records wanted to use a variable in the find criteria.   Filemaker keeps using the variable name ($AcctName) as a literal string to search for rather than the text in the variable.  Is there some way to tell Filemaker to search using the text string contents of the variable or will only literal text searches work (no variable)?