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I need to write a script to populate a layout with records, hiding duplicates.

My records have a field that can be the same across several records and I want to show only one instance of this field rather than all records.

How can I do this in a script?

Thanks

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There are many many examples and posts on here about finding duplicates, deleting duplicates, etc. Do a search and you will come across many posts.

Here is the jist of it, but I would still suggest you do a search and look at past posts.

1. Show all records that you want to check

2. Sort it by the field you want to check if its a duplicate

3. Perform a loop script where it goes something like this:

Go to Record [First]

Set Variable [$DupCheck; fieldWhatever] (Set a global field if Using FM7 or prior versions)

Go to Record [Next]

Loop

If [fieldWhatever = $DupCheck]

Omit Record

Else

Go to Record [Next; Exit After Last]

End If

End Loop

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