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Lesson #23: Data Structure & Schema – Internal FileMaker IDs – Scriptology Mastery Course FileMaker

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When you’re learning FileMaker Pro, or any complex software, you eventually end up finding out about features which can save you a lot of time and development effort. If you know about these features earlier, rather than later, you can use that knowledge to implement a lot of cool things. In this lesson, we take a look at FileMaker Pro’s Internal IDs and discuss the usefulness of these features.

Link to the file if you don’t want to rebuild from scratch.
https://www.filemakermagazine.com/youtube/scriptology/3/Lesson23

Link to referenced custom functions.
https://github.com/jbante/FileMaker-Techniques/tree/master/CustomFunctions/ObjectID

Original ID custom function from Fabrice Nordman
http://fmfunctions.com/fid/82

FileMaker 16 Technical Specifications
https://support.filemaker.com/s/answerview?language=en_US&anum=000025922

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