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Restoring Deleted Records

FileMaker Magazine


There's this special feeling you get when developing software where you feel like you've created something magical. Sometimes, it doesn't even matter if you've done the same type of thing before. It just feels like you're the master of the universe and you've created something super useful.

This may even be the case when you're simply creating a virtual trash can and providing users with the ability to reverse course on that accidental record deletion.

In this video, we're taking a look at a super simple trash can metaphor. It's easy-to-implement and allows users to bring records back from the dead.

While there are multiple ways to handle record deletions, many of which are discussed in this video, the whole concept of being able to dig in the trash and take something out is familiar territory for many computer users. We're just going to emulate it within our FileMaker systems.

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