FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick: A Custom Order Without The Wait

  Here is a nice little FileMaker Pro 13 Tip – Do you keep your custom functions in FileMaker Pro 13 sorted by a “Custom Order”? If so, then I’m sure you’ve noticed that new or duplicated functions appear at the bottom of the list. Moving the new item near the top of a long list…Read More >

FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick – Let’s free-base64 on a Status Progress Bar!

  Hey man, Free-base64 is cool with this FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick of Creating a Progress Status Bar   Or for those who are true nerdy geeks – All your base64 are belong to us, But We’ll Share this FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick of Creating a Progress Status Bar   Andy Persons shares his first FileMaker…Read More >

FileMaker Go – Dynamic Script Triggers

Using Dynamic Script Triggers in FileMaker Go   What? It was a couple years ago that I was introduced to dynamic script triggering in a video by Matt Petrowski. The basic premise is that you maintain a table with the names of scripts and a label that is presented in a portal view on a…Read More >

FileMaker Pro Code 39 Barcode Generator: Without Fonts or Plug-Ins!

Using FileMaker Pro to generate Code 39 barcodes without the need for fonts or plug-ins.   By Doug West, Product/Project manager for Excelisys.   Yet another FREE FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks demo file from Excelisys, showing you how to generate code 39 bar codes with no need for fonts or plug-ins!   This FileMaker Pro file demonstrates the use of…Read More >

FileMaker Pro Recursion PT 3 – A Wrinkle in Timeliness: The Final Reckoning

FileMaker Pro Recursion PT 3 - A Wrinkle in Timeliness: The Final Reckoning, By Andy Persons In my first post of this three part series, I posed a challenge: how do you update hundreds or thousands of tasks interconnected with tens of thousands of connections? In my second installment, we explored a possible solution: recursively looping…Read More >

FileMaker Pro Development is Not ALL Fun and Games, Or Is It!?

Serious FileMaker Pro® Development. Tic-Tac-Toe: A Challenge of Unspoken Requirements In a recent FileMaker Pro development stress-relieving exercise, our FileMaker Pro developers were offered a simple challenge to create a Tic-Tac-Toe game using FileMaker Pro while following a few basic requirements: The Quality must be apparent in the user interface. It doesn’t have to look stunning…just…Read More >

Perfecting FileMaker Pro Recursion & Virtualization Part 2

A Wrinkle in Timeliness Pt 2 – Perfecting FileMaker Pro Recursion & Virtualization, by Andy Persons of Excelisys Perfecting FileMaker Pro Recursion & Virtualization Part 2 explores the use of recursion and virtualization (through global variables) in solving complex data interconnectivity challenges using FileMaker Pro 12 in a multi-user client-server environment. Using a specific case study…Read More >

A Wrinkle in Timeliness – Perfecting FileMaker Recursion & Virtualization

A Wrinkle in Timeliness – Perfecting FileMaker Recursion & Virtualization, by Andy Persons of Excelisys A Wrinkle in Timeliness Pt1 of 4 – Perfecting FileMaker Recursion & Virtualization, by Andrew Persons explores the use of recursion and virtualization (through global variables) in solving complex data interconnectivity challenges using FileMaker Pro 12 in a multi-user client-server environment. Using…Read More >

Creating User Specific Reports Using FileMaker Pro Privilege Sets

Creating User Specific Reports Using FileMaker Pro Privilege Sets If you’ve ever wanted to generate specific reports for different groups of users, but are intimidated by FileMaker’s, somewhat complicated security schema, this PDF shows you an alternative methodology that is very simple and easy to implement, using FileMaker Pro privilege sets. Recently a client, a large…Read More >

HierarchyLite – FileMaker Pro 12 Tips and Tricks Demo!

HierarchyLite - FileMaker Pro® 12 Tips and Tricks Demo of a Simplified Approach to Hierarchal Portals! Another FREE FileMaker Pro 12 Tips and Tricks Demo file showing an even more simplified approach to hierarchal portals by Doug West, Product/Project manager of Excelisys.  Doug has now made this advanced technique, originally developed by our own Andy Persons, even easier! “HierarchyLite”…Read More >

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