Fields with global storage and summary fields cannot be used as key fields. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. Existing data is replaced with the results of the formula or summary you specify. Was this topic helpful? See Setting options for fields. If your database contains more than one table, select the appropriate table from the Table list.

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It also affects how you find and sort information that uses that field. These tables can then be used within FM scripts accordingly, so you could setup any data sync steps necessary there.

I haven’t worked with it like you’re attempting to do, though, and like ted said, FM really wasn’t built as a SQL platform. Planning a relational database. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of filema,erprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Any field type to a calculation or summary field. Existing data is deleted.


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Then add the appropriate fields from Classes to the portal. I left all other fields blank. Sign up using Email and Password. Continue making changes or click OK. A text field to a number, date, time, or timestamp field.

You can add fields to the Enrollments table, such as a Date field to keep track of when someone started a class, and a Cost field to track how much a student paid to take a class. In order for ODBC to work, the file must be open on the desktop or server. This will be the join table. In the join table, these match fields are foreign keys. Was this topic helpful?

FileMaker Pro 12 Help. Each record in a join table includes a match field that contains the value of the primary keys of the two tables it joins. Any field to a container field or to a field with global storage. A many-to-many relationship occurs when multiple records in a table are associated with multiple records in another table. Their answer to this was to go the other way around.

Existing llink in the field is deleted. Fields in which indexing is disabled cannot be used as key fields. Filemqker there a connection string to put in for Provider String?


Working with the relationships graph. The error you got happens when you use a 32 bit driver with the 64 bit ODBC admin utility. For example, if you change a date field to a text field, you can type other information in the field besides a date, but you will no longer be able to sort chronologically.

A container to another field type, or remove the option for global storage. A field used in a relationship.

Create a query from specific data in multiple tables

The following example includes a Students table, which contains a record for each student, and a Classes table, which contains filemaer record for each class. Then create a relationship between the two Class ID fields in the tables.

Design the portal to show related records from the Fildmaker table. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.