A feature that’s appreciated by users is the ability to see matching values in a list as they type in a field. It helps reduce the number of items to choose from, and the more they type, the fewer results they see. You can easily implement this kind of type-ahead value list filtering capability in

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Are you creating a FileMaker Pro subsummary report? A subsummary layout part is used to sort a set of records into groups based on the values contained in a break field. Typically, you can only create one subsummary part per field on a layout. But what if you need both a leading and trailing subsummary

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Have you ever needed to create a FileMaker SVG icon from scratch because you can’t find the specific one you need? This post will tell you what you need to know to get you out of your pickle. <<Insert pickle icon here>> 🙂 It can be hard to find an icon set that has every

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This post is about the progress tracker design pattern. A progress tracker is a user interface pattern that breaks down a multi-step process into parts in order to simplify it for the user. Buttons are easy to create in FileMaker, but what if you want a custom shape and don’t have Photoshop? Here are step-by-step

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The first in a series on the basics of visual design for FileMaker. Lines connect points, divide space, create borders and shapes. Lines are important in FileMaker design because they help establish the visual structure and reinforce the conceptual design of an application.

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There are some details that, if left unattended, can detract from a good user experience. Learn about some things you can do to make your solution look more polished and professional. What makes the difference between a good solution and a great one? Cool fonts, beautifully-rendered icons, and the latest new interface techniques? Those can

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