Understanding script triggers


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Understanding script triggers

Probably the most exciting new feature in the recent release of FileMaker, more specifically FileMaker 10, which is the previous version to this one, was the support for something that's called a Script Trigger. Now what is a Script Trigger? Well, we've already discussed creating scripts, and that helps you automate the process within your FileMaker database, but creating this script is really just half the battle, because in order for this Script to run, it needs to be triggered. Since triggering the script is necessary for them to run, it's a good idea to get familiar with all the different ways that you can do so. We've already discussed how when you are in Layout mode, you can attach a script to a layout object, which I've gotten here.

I've done that twice. And you can see under Button Setup, we've attached a Script step to this button, and in this case, right-click or Ctrl+Click on Button Setup and we see Perform Script, and we can attach another script ...

Understanding script triggers
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Understanding script triggers 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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