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Just dipping my toes into FM and finding it opens many possibilities. Still must learn a lot to be proficient, so TIA for help.
Background: I sign out molecular diagnostic cases.
We have a compendium of tests run in the laboratory (all the tests that can be ordered, run and reported out) A Test (type) can be run on many patients. A test (instance) has one patient and each test/report/result has a patient (one). Each patient can have >1 tests. There are a set number of reporting options per test (TestA results can be Positive, Negative, Suspicious, etc (options are in a value list) Each report (ex: TestA/ReportPositiveHomozygous) has a specific text content (Table TestResults) (Pos/Neg, Report text, disclaimers, method, references) I seem to have figured out many of these relationships (I've attached my db)
Where I'm stuck:
1) I have not been able to create the relationship between the test result (tr_TestResult) and the patient instance to link the result text to the patientTest instance (currently TOC Patient|TestResult).
2) (not relationship related... rather a calculation problem): How to do the calculation so that TestOrdered:TestFinalized gets timestamped when TestOrdered:TestStatus is set to "Finalized".
Thanks for the help!
By Panagiotis Alexoula
First of all im newbie in fm. I use the filemaker 16. I want to make a new base that keeps track of pages and especially registerstations and log ins. So i created 5 tables:
"sites, user_names, passowrds, emails and account_descripion) I linked the tables with relationships. I created a portal witch have fields from three different tables, a field user_name from table user_names, a field password form table passwords and a field email from emails table. When i insert the first line(raw) in the portal ιτ seems to work. but if i try to insert values in the second line (say in a site you vave two accounts like facebook one ofiicial and the other one "a fake account") it seems that something is not working properly. I upload a 3m12sec video to show you what i mean. Please check it if you have the time.
Also, the source file that im working on is in this link (filemaker 16 file):
Thanks for your time
I'm sure there is a simple solution to this problem, but I can't seem to figure it out!
I have a custom app that allows the user to write letters amongst other things.
Each patient is linked to a GP and a Consultant, when writing a letter to a patient there is the option to CC both the linked GP and Consultant. However, occasionally another GP or Consultant might need to be CC'd in the letter (in addition to the ones already linked to the patient). So I would need the address of this additional consultant/GP to also be CC'd in the letter. For the life of me I can't work out a simple way to do this.
Does anyone have any suggestions?
Thanks in advance.
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FileMaker Coaches' Corner - Tip 5 - Portal Record Moving via Sort
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