8 Replies Latest reply on Oct 10, 2015 9:11 PM by techxedu

    Creating a table from importing field names ... is there a better way?

    techxedu

      Greetings!

       

      I'm new to In FileMaker Pro version 12 and I figured out a round-about-way to create a new table from an Excel spreadsheet that contains a single row with hundreds of cells that I want to load into the database/table as fields. I used the "converting an existing file" from the FileMaker Pro Quick Start window and selected the "First row option" of "Field names".

       

      Above kinda' did what I wanted to, I think, as now I have a database (table?) with those fields; everything seems to be property of TEXT.

       

      Is there a better way, in version 12, to do this and also perhaps in the Excel sheet to say which field is what type?

       

      Thank you for your advice!

       

      Rob