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Special Edition Using FileMaker 9 by Jesse Feiler

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Chapter 15. Advanced Calculation Techniques

In this chapter

What’s an Advanced Calculation Technique?

Logical Functions

Text Formatting Functions

Array Functions

The “Filter“-ing Functions

Custom Functions

GetNthRecord

Troubleshooting

FileMaker Extra: Creating a Custom Function Library

What’s an Advanced Calculation Technique?

Chapter 8, “Getting Started with Calculations,” presented an introduction to FileMaker Pro calculation formulas. Our goals there were to give you a foundation in how and where calculation functions are used and to present what we feel are the core functions and formulas that FileMaker Pro developers need to know and use on a daily basis.

This chapter deals not only with more specialized functions than the ones presented ...

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