Build Powerful User Navigation Using Abstracted API

By February 3, 2009 September 5th, 2019 No Comments

The attached file demonstrates how to build a back/forward and tabbed navigation into a FileMaker Pro database using a set of custom XML functions that roughly (very roughly!) model XPATH commands.

It’s packaged as a somewhat plug-and-play API, but it’s not necessarily a no-brainer.

Download AB Nav System files

Scott Love

Scott Love

After beginning his career as an English teacher in Japan, Scott moved into technical writing as a Managing Editor at MacUser/MacWEEK. He has led teams at Apple, at Macromedia (now Adobe), and as the Director of Project Management at Productopia (now He is also a recipient of the FileMaker Excellence Award, has co-authored five books, and graduated magna cum laude in English Literature from Colorado College.

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