Understanding scripts and script steps


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Understanding scripts and script steps

One of the most powerful features in FileMaker Pro is the ability for users to be able to create scripts. Now to understand what a script is, a script is a sequence of stored instructions that will allow developers to automate some repetitive tasks, or even control how their users interact with the system. So really almost anything that you can do manually through a keyboard, or a mouse or through the menu commands can be scripted, and all of this is really best learned through practical application. For example, if you know there are some things that you do everyday on a regular basis, and you might want to automate them, for example, if you know there are some things that you do everyday on a regular basis, you might want to automate them through a script.

Some examples that you might already be familiar with will be for things like navigating from layout to layout, or assisting users in data entry, doing import and export of data on a regular basis, or even creating reports, because of...

Understanding scripts and script steps
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Understanding scripts and script steps 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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