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Trigger when data changed by another user.

Question asked by Vinny on Oct 25, 2017
Latest reply on Oct 25, 2017 by user19752


I'm looking to detect when another user may have updated a record.


User A has a window open with a customer record being viewed (record is not locked).

User B edits the record, and filemaker server pushes that update to User A, and his/her screen now reflects the changes.


I would like to name the window with the customer name, and therefore, if the customer name is changed, I would like the window name to update.


I realize that I may not fully understand how the FM server "pushes" updates, etc., and that there may be a better design approach to this (i.e. record locking), but I thought I would ask if there is a way to detect if the record being "viewed" by someone else has been changed by another user.


OnTimer Scripts could be an option, but I have always hesitated to use them.