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Special Edition Using FileMaker 9 by Jesse Feiler

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Chapter 19. Debugging and Troubleshooting

In this chapter

What Is Troubleshooting?

Staying Out of Trouble

Planning for Trouble

Troubleshooting Scripts and Calculations

Troubleshooting in Specific Areas: Performance, Context, Connectivity, and Globals

File Maintenance and Recovery

Using the Database Design Report

Using the Script Debugger

Using the Data Viewer

What Is Troubleshooting?

This chapter introduces you to some of the broader systematic problems that can occur in a FileMaker system. We explain how to spot these and fix them, and we discuss some useful debugging tools that the FileMaker product line offers you.

In addition to reactive troubleshooting—the art of finding and fixing problems after they happen—we’re also going to spend some ...

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