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Modification of large amount of data

Question asked by user2147901 on Nov 4, 2018
Latest reply on Nov 6, 2018 by lapcom

Hi, I am new to filemaker.

 

Sometimes, my clients would like to change the value of some fields for example, changing from a to b, c to d. In this case, I will write a script to find these records and replacing field contents/loop through all target records/Importing records. If I am going to use this script step to modify large amount of data. It may cause problem of the index so I am wondering is there other ways to solve this kind of issue or better practice to handle this issue.

 

I am using filemaker 17.

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