Tag Archives: Custom Functions

Free Mortgage Calculator for FileMaker Go 14


The beauty of the FileMaker Platform is that in a few hours you can create an ‘app’ …

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QR Codes in FileMaker 12 & 13 — No Plug-ins, No Custom Functions


A while back I did a blog posting on generating 2D Bar Codes, or QR Codes from Google’s Chart API. The demo was created back in the dark days of FileMaker 11, before the advent of the Insert from URL function (FM12). In the old demo I used a Custom Function and a free plugin […]

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Cluster Maps Continued: Perimeter Search in FileMaker Pro 12


Working on a presentation for a customer that employs the Cluster Maps concept, the request came up about doing perimeter searches—as in ‘How do I see all the related addresses around a specific location?” This ability would aid sales people in the field, cut down on travel etc. A search on Brian Dunning’s very useful […]

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Creating and Storing 2D Bar Codes in FileMaker


2D Bar Codes are all the rage these days. These new style bar codes can store considerably more data than a standard bar code. Combined with the wide spread availability of iPhones and other smart phones with a built-in camera, capable of scanning these codes, there is an opportunity to employ these codes for a […]

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Growl Integration with FileMaker


FileMaker dialog boxes can be informative, but sometimes they are just annoying. You have to click them to get them to go away. Lots of times, you just want to give a little bit of feedback to the user, so they they get a clue as to what your scripts are doing, without requiring them […]

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