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Part: III Creating FileMaker Solutions > Advanced FileMaker Scripting: Design I...

Hour 16. Advanced FileMaker Scripting: Design Issues, Script Parameters, and Working with Related Records

What You'll Learn in This Hour:

  • Designing Scripts for FileMaker Solutions and Vice Versa— Here are some design tips that will make your interface easier to use.

  • Using Scripts to Manage Related Records— One of the most frequent tasks for which you use scripts is managing relationships.

  • Using Script Parameters to Add Related Records— A new feature of FileMaker 7, script parameters help you consolidate scripts that have only minor variations.

  • Importing Scripts— You can reuse scripts from one database in another.

Hour 9, “Working with Scripts,” and Hour 10, “More on Working with Scripts,” provided the basics of scripting. You saw how to use ScriptMaker, attach scripts to interface elements, and create scripts to automate processes such as finding data.


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