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  1. Find expiry date range

    Thank You for the sample file Lee that helps me understand the options i have much better. kind regards
  2. Find expiry date range

    Hi can anyone offer advise on the best practice to script a find function please? I have a "expiry date field" e.g.: 12/03/2018 and would like to have a script that could show records that fall within 8 weeks before or after the expiry date. Thank you
  3. Hi, does anyone know how to validate a container field as unique? I am placing a barcode graphic into a container field and want to ensure that barcode can't get assigned to another record. Thanks for any help..
  4. Hi Can anyone advise on how i can script a button that would populate a Table view field with squential numbers. i.e.; i need to generate a batch of 1000 squential numbers starting at 010000000001 into field which could then be exported to third party program. Thank you for any hints on best practice here.
  5. Hi can anyone help advise on a script step to export certain fields to an excel document.. I wish to export content from 20 fields from the current record into a single xls document presented in a single colum view. (not rows) e.g.: abc123 ASD223 etc many thanks
  6. Thank you comment for your invaluable help. Thanks again...
  7. Hi Agnes thank you for your advise, i will look into your suggested solution. I am very grateful for your response ive been scratching my head for days on this
  8. Hi does anyone know if its possible to write a script that will search a single active record for data containing a unique 7 didgit number and then select that field? many thanks for any pointers...
  9. Hi Guys can anyone advise me where to start with my following problem. I have a "single record" with several image containers fields, each image also has an identifying code ref field e.g.: 0003889 when i search 0003889 in quick find how can i ask filemaker to find and highlight the field containing the 0003889 data field? The purpose is to show where on the page that code/image is placed on the layout many thanks for any advise you experts can offer.
  10. Hi Guys my database as 50,000 records and 1 field as the following formatting (7numbers-2numbers-5numbers) "1234567-01-12345" and i would like to change all the "-" to "_" without effecting the numbers, is this possible? if so then i would like to make all future entries use the underscores automatically in place of hyphens? Thanks for any help..
  11. Create a script to modify a url

    Thank you comment that is perfect..Happy new year!
  12. Hi Does anyone know how I can use the get url script to include a variable field data source. example.: my url is "fmp://guest@" I have a field with variable numeric data e.g: "20" I would like the script to end up opening the url "fmp://guest@" Any guidance on the best way to do this would be appreciated.
  13. Help find records

    i webko many thanks for the advise, how would you isolate the final record? Thanks again!
  14. Help find records

    Hi Steve it is one field but your right the -06 or -07 is a revision number

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