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FileMaker® Pro 13 Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Tim Dietrich

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7. Sorting Records

When working in a FileMaker database, there might be times when you want to work with or present records in a particular order. We refer to the process of reordering records as sorting. In this chapter, you learn how to sort records.

FileMaker provides a number of different ways for you to sort records. The most commonly used method is the Sort Records command.

The Sort Records Command

Let’s use the Sort Records command to sort the records in your Contacts database. If you do not already have the database open, do so now. Then navigate to the Desktop > Contacts layout.

To access the Sort Records command, either click the ...

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