techxedu

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

Discussion created by techxedu on Oct 4, 2015
Latest reply on Oct 10, 2015 by 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

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