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Best Practices For Designing Layouts | FileMaker

Best Practices For Designing Layouts | FileMaker | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it

FileMaker has a very advanced user interface compared to some database programs.

It is very easy to create the perfect layouts for your solutions with a few simple practices.

Below are some tips for best practices for designing layouts.

 

Sketch your layouts ( Wireframing )

 

You should sketch your layouts on paper or onscreen before creating

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FileMaker Server 18's New Data Restoration in Action

FileMaker Server 18's New Data Restoration in Action | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
Learn about FileMaker's new Data Restoration feature released with FileMaker 18 and how your business can benefit from this functionality.
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New version of fmMapping - Google Maps for FileMaker

New version of fmMapping - Google Maps for FileMaker | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
Today we offer a new minor update to our ever-popular fmMapping Module. If you’re not familiar with it, this is a simple-to-deploy, FileMaker-native module for integrating Google maps with your FileMaker application. It has the ability to map multiple address records on a single Google map, using a webviewer. The updates today fix a minor …
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fmWorkMate (free FileMaker tools) Power Tools for FileMaker developers: FileMakerDoc, fmWorkMate, fmCheckMate, fmCheckMate XSLT-Library fmSyntaxColorizer, fmLogAnalyser, fmTextMultiplier, fmTextDif...

fmWorkMate (free FileMaker tools) Power Tools for FileMaker developers: FileMakerDoc, fmWorkMate, fmCheckMate, fmCheckMate XSLT-Library fmSyntaxColorizer, fmLogAnalyser, fmTextMultiplier, fmTextDif... | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it

MrWatson's Power Tools for FileMaker developers: FileMakerDoc, fmWorkMate, fmCheckMate, fmCheckMate XSLT-Library fmSyntaxColorizer, fmLogAnalyser, fmTextMultiplier, fmTextDiff, fmTextConverter, fmTextSeries, fmPluginMate, etc.

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FileMaker Basics Lesson 26: Dynamic Formatting part 2

This is the twenty-sixth video in our FileMaker Basics series, which covers topics for beginning-level developers. This video teaches you how to utilize an
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FM18 Certification prep list - Bobino's

FM18 Certification prep list - Bobino's | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
What is on your list to prepare for the upcoming certification? Here is a list of URLs I like to look at before doing the test: FMPA 18 - New features Tech Specs — FileMaker Pro 18 Advanced FMPA tech specs FMPA system requirements Tech Specs — FileMaker Go FMGo - System requirements FMS System requirements FMS new features ODBC & ESS Supported email clients Deprecated features Certification Study guide of course, some of those links require you to drill-down further to cover the conten
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Deskspace Benchmark (dsBenchmark)

An App for load testing Filemaker Server.

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WidgetStudio 2.0: Create, Customize, and Deploy Even Better

WidgetStudio 2.0: Create, Customize, and Deploy Even Better | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
WidgetStudio 2.0 brings fresh updates to the app in the form of tools to make creating a widget much easier. There's plenty to like in this new version.
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FileMaker Transactions: Editing records

FileMaker Transactions: Editing records | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
FileMaker transactions allows us to change records so that the data will get changed or none of it will. In this post we look at how to edit records.
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Set Error Logging Script in FileMaker 18 Demo

Set Error Logging Script in FileMaker 18 Demo | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
The Set Error Logging script step in FileMaker 18 gives the ability to log detailed and customized script errors automatically to a “Script Errors.log” text file..
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FileMaker Certification Test Preparation | Writing Scripts: Truncate Table

This FileMaker training video on the Truncate Table script step is a sample excerpt from the Writing Scripts section of our FileMaker Certification Tes
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FileMaker DevCon - Unofficial "Get Your Sh*t Together" Track

FileMaker DevCon - Unofficial "Get Your Sh*t Together" Track | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
Making custom software is hard. So is project management, estimating, accounting, and all the other things solo-developers and subcontractors are often expected to take care of alongside their code. Being a FileMaker Developer can be a great life–on your own, as a subcontractor, or inside a big firm–but it can also be very stressful. Fortunately, [...]
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Integrating FileMaker and Gmail - Part 3 Email Threads

Integrating FileMaker and Gmail - Part 3 Email Threads | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
Send and retrieve threaded HTML emails from FileMaker using the Gmail API without plugins. Example file and step-by-step instructions show you how. Techniques work across the whole FileMaker platform including Cloud, Go, and WebDirect.
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Understanding And Tuning Filemaker Server Performance: Introduction

Understanding And Tuning Filemaker Server Performance: Introduction | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
Understanding and tuning FileMaker Server Performance: Introduct
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FileMaker 18 Adds Support for ESV (Finally!) –

FileMaker 18 Adds Support for ESV (Finally!) – | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
Here at the Beezwax, we have been performing research on FileMaker 18 import changes, specifically new support for ESV: Emoji Separated Values.At Beezwax, we develop the
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Improved eMail Functionality in FileMaker 18

Improved eMail Functionality in FileMaker 18 | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
FileMaker 18 supports HTML formatted email functionality so now you can incorporate special layout options and images into your application workflows.
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Portal Row Reordering using Drag & Drop - ISO FileMaker Magazine

Ahh.., don't you just love it when a solution pops into your head and it's super simple and works great as well. Such was the situation when a new subscriber wrote in asking me about an older technique from 2010. While the basic premise of comparing one container field against another makes sense, it's quite a bit harder to put this into practice within the same portal. Either
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Used this, modified a bit to abstract some field, object names to be made more re-usable. Good starting technique for simple portal sort.

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FileMaker While Function

FileMaker While Function | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
Looking for an easy tutorial on how the While Calculation Function in #FileMaker 18 works? Watch here.
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Otto 2.0 - Offsite Backups to S3 - FileMaker 18

Otto 2.0 - Offsite Backups to S3 - FileMaker 18 | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
Today our FileMaker DevOps tool, Otto, gets a big upgrade; automated offsite backups to any S3 compatible storage service.
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FileMaker Custom Function: CullNulls ( listOfValues )

FileMaker Custom Function: CullNulls ( listOfValues ) | FileMaker Love | Scoop.it
Speedily (and with no recursion) remove empty items from a list.
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Using this a lot! Very helpful.

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