Chapter 10

Keeping Your Data Clean and Neat

Introduction

Incorrect data can cause problems. Zip codes with too many digits, the wrong price for a product on an invoice, or a check made out to the wrong person—all can cause problems that can bring a business to a screeching halt. We looked at some of the tools FileMaker offers when we used drop-down lists and lookups in our invoicing system. In this chapter, we’ll explore data entry in depth, by looking at the details behind the:

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image Validation tab

Storage tab

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