Reviewing field validation options


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Reviewing field validation options

Any database system that you create really should strive to have consistent data. Without data consistency, it becomes extremely difficult, if not impossible, to derive meaningful and viable information about whatever the database is designed to keep track of. So even in your best efforts to create a good architecture, if you're not managing the types of data that are going into the database, you might have some problems with some of the results you're getting out of the database. So to ensure that data is entered into your database in a consistent and reliable manner, you must design checks and restrictions on the way that users are allowed to enter data in the system.

This is where another field option called Field Validation comes into play. Field Validation, which can be found under the File > Manage > Database Window, clicking on any field, and choosing Options, you'll notice that in the Field options, you've got a Validation tab. Field Validation allows you to ...

Reviewing field validation options
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Reviewing field validation options 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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