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24. Introduction to Scripting

Mark Conway Munro1  
Lewisburg, PA, USA
A script, sometimes called a macro, is a developer-defined action sequence stored for later execution. Once created, scripts can be connected to interface objects (Chapter 20), menu items (Chapter 23), and interface event triggers (Chapter 27). They can also be run by other scripts, external scripting languages like AppleScript (macOS) or ActiveX (Windows). There are options to run a script with a URL (Chapter 20), from JavaScript code in a web viewer’s HTML (Chapter 20) or based on a FileMaker Server schedule. By performing complex tasks with a click, scripts can save users ...

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