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Creating a Data Dictionary in FMP9

Question asked by DavidMichaels on Apr 5, 2011
Latest reply on Apr 5, 2011 by philmodjunk


Creating a Data Dictionary in FMP9


I have been tasked with analyzing approximately 50 FMP databases running on FMP Server 9 (not Advanced).  I have FMP Client 9 on my local computer.  I do not have a lot of experience with FM, but I have experience with SQL and relational databases.

I am trying to pull the data field names, data types and comments for the databases into a spreadsheet.  I have discovered that I can print the field information, but I don't see an option to export it as a CSV for import into Excel.

Is there a simple query that I can run against the databases to extract the information I need to compile a data dictionary in Excel?

Thanks for any help you can give me with this task.