Chapter 17. Working with FileMaker Triggers

Introducing FileMaker Triggers

Image With FileMaker Pro 10, a major change to the way in which developers can control the user interface is being introduced: script triggers. Triggers are nothing new to FileMaker or to programming in general. They are operations (scripts, in the FileMaker world) that run when certain events occur. These events can be a click in a field, a click out of a field, a change from one mode to another (Browse to Preview to Layout to Find), the opening or closing of a file, or a change in a data value. Once the trigger is established—and that means defining ...

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