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Chapter 9. Defining Fields > Choosing a Field Type

Choosing a Field Type

FileMaker’s eight different types of fields are assigned via the Type radio buttons within the Define Fields dialog box (Figure 9.1). For step-by-step instructions on using this dialog box, see To define a field on page 110. But first, here’s a quick rundown on the best uses for each field type:

Figure 9.1. Choose your field type via the Type radio buttons in the Define Fields dialog box.



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