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

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13. Automating Tasks with Scripts

One of the benefits of using a database is that it can be used to automate repetitive or complex tasks. For example, in Chapter 12, “Creating Reports and Charts,” you learned how to create layouts that can be used to generate reports. Creating the layout is the first step in generating a report, but to use the layout you have to take additional steps to get the report you want. You have to navigate to the report layout, find the records that you want to include ...

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