Chapter 16. Advanced Scripting Techniques

In this chapter

What Is Advanced Scripting?

Script Parameters and Script Results

Script Variables

FileMaker Extra: Recursive Scripts

What Is Advanced Scripting?

Chapter 9, “Getting Started with Scripting,” presented an introduction to FileMaker Pro scripting techniques. It covered such topics as error trapping, linking scripts together via subscripts, conditional branching, looping scripts, and using custom dialogs. All these are essential scripting techniques that you should become familiar with.

This chapter explores several additional scripting techniques, including working with script variables, and script input/output techniques. Although we think that everyone can potentially benefit from learning ...

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