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FileMaker 9 Developer Reference: Functions, Scripts, Commands, and Grammars, with Extensive Custom Function Examples by Steve Lane, Scott Love, Bob Bowers

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Chapter 2. New Features of FileMaker 9

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This chapter presents a broad overview of the many new features and benefits that have been added to the FileMaker 9 product line. If you’re thinking of upgrading from a previous version, it will give you an idea of the benefits that await you; if you’re already using FileMaker 9, use the overview that follows to ensure you’re taking full advantage of all the newest version has to offer.

Conditional Formatting

As its name suggests, conditional formatting is a tool for controlling various aspects of the appearance of fields, buttons, and text objects on a layout. In past versions of FileMaker Pro, this could be achieved only through cumbersome workarounds that typically required ...

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