Field control styles #4: Checkbox set | link Filemaker and SQL servers |

Okay, so we’ve worked our way through the first three field control styles: Edit boxes, Drop-down lists, and Pop-up menus. They all have particular strengths that sometimes make them the ideal entry method. Our next control style is the checkbox.

Let’s take a look at a checkbox field, and figure out when it should be used.


I’ve added a new field to the project database we’re looking at. I’ve called it “projectType”. We’ll create a value list for this field, with the following values:

Via David Anders