Understanding the If script step


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Understanding the If script step

Creating Scripts in FileMaker is an essential part of developing a FileMaker database, and making Scripts as intelligent as possible will take much of the guesswork out of using your database. A great way to add intelligence to your Scripts is by adding conditions to the Scripts. That way they are given instructions on what to do in certain cases, and that way you can have a Script that actually have many different results, depending on these conditions that you set up. If you recall in the Calculations chapter, we discussed a group of functions that we're calling the Logical Functions, that allow you to perform a test or ask a question, let's say, and then you provide multiple different results depending on whether or not the question was true or false. Or if you have multiple questions, you provide different results depending on what part was true.

You can do the same thing in a Script using a set of Script Steps based on the If Script Step. So the If Script allows you to ask ...

Understanding the If script step
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Understanding the If script step 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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