Defining calculations


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Defining calculations

So far in this title, we have been talking about the three core areas of any successful database application, and they are building a proper architecture, which we discussed when we built the tables and the fields, and then allowing users to input data effectively which was done through developing layouts. And then we've also touched on output in the form of printing and exporting. Output isn't just specific to reporting, or being able to export data; Output also means that you're putting certain data into the system, and then it's aggregating that data, and that's the role of Calculation fields. And the results of calculations are also considered output.

A calculation allows you to derive information from values of data. If you're defining a Calculation field in FileMaker, you're using either fields or data that you're feeding into the Calculation formula that will then produce the desired result. Calculations are also known as formulas, and mathematici...

Defining calculations
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Defining calculations 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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