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38. Extending Features with Plugins

Mark Conway Munro

(1)Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

A plug-in is a software package developed with the C or C++ programming language that extends the capabilities of FileMaker Pro by adding new functions accessible through the Specify Calculation dialog and new script steps.

This chapter covers basic plug-in concepts including:

  • Purchasing plug-ins

  • Installing plug-ins

  • Accessing plug-ins

Purchasing Plug-Ins

Many companies sell plug-ins for FileMaker Pro. A few prominent examples are included here for your convenience.

360 Works

360 Works sells about two dozen different FileMaker plug-ins, including:

  • 360Works ...

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