Converting text fields to date in pro 11

Discussion created by martinransom on Apr 5, 2012
Latest reply on Apr 5, 2012 by MicheleOlson

I am a newbie to Filemaker just imported about 1300 records into a new database several date fields where in a text format I need to convert to date, but not sure how to do this. The format of the field is 12 Aug 2010 for example