Creating multi-line scripts


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Creating multi-line scripts

Earlier in this title we looked at assigning a single script step to a button on a layout. Although this technique is very effective for things like sort buttons or navigation buttons, you'll find that most scripts will have multiple lines of steps, just because it's much more useful to store a series of actions in a script than just one. Now, although it makes sense to create a single line script for use with Script Triggers, which we'll talk about later on in this title, this video will focus on creating a multiple line script. So let me show you an example of creating a script instead of just assigning a script step to a button.

We'll go into our Customer Detail and go into Layout mode and you'll notice in the upper right-hand corner we have this Printer icon. If we were to apply a single script step to that button, let's say apply the print action, then when you press the button it only prints the layout that you are currently on. However, this layout, as you ca...

Creating multi-line scripts
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Creating multi-line scripts provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Cris Ippolite as part of the FileMaker Pro 11 Essential Training

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Business
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FileMaker Pro
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