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Special Edition Using FileMaker 9 by Jesse Feiler

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Chapter 8. Getting Started with Calculations

In this chapter

Understanding How and Where Calculations Are Used

Exploring the Specify Calculation Dialog

Essential Functions

Using Conditional Functions

Aggregate Functions

Learning About the Environment

Troubleshooting

FileMaker Extra: Tips for Becoming a Calculation Master

Understanding How and Where Calculations Are Used

Calculations are among the most important and powerful tools at your disposal in the development of FileMaker Pro solutions. Some people find learning calculations to be an easy task, whereas others can find writing complex calculations to be daunting. Whichever camp you fall into, calculations will enable you to unlock much of the advanced power within FileMaker—we encourage ...

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