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Container Field Interaction

In this video, Martha Zink shows the way a user can interact with a Container Field in FileMaker 12. The container fields, in this example, are demonstrated as a Help System for an Expense Report database. Imagine being able to follow along with a help video, which potentially avoids the need for heavy written documentation. Martha will show developers the…
Martha Zink
June 29, 2012
FileMakerSoliant TV

ExecuteSQL – Main Menu Portal

In this video, Martha Zink shows one way to take advantage of the ExecuteSQL function in FileMaker 12. By using the Virtual List Technique along with the ExecuteSQL function, a Main Menu layout can show dynamic buttons based on a unique list of categories in a table.
Martha Zink
June 27, 2012
FileMakerSoliant TV

Merge Symbols

In this video, Martha Zink describes the way that merge symbols can be used in FileMaker 12. Do you have any suggestions on how you'll use the new Get functions/Merge symbols on layouts? Let us know!
Martha Zink
April 24, 2012
FileMakerSoliant TV

Interface – Guides & Grids

In this video, Martha Zink discusses a few of the new FileMaker 12 features in Layout mode: Dynamic guides, guides, and the grid. She also mentions the new way in which Layout mode handles object selection, where any object touched while drag-selecting will be selected, instead of only selecting objects that are fully surrounded (like in previous versions of FileMaker).
Martha Zink
April 23, 2012