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Container Comparison
FileMaker Pro can actually compare two container to see if they are equal. A true or false or false result is returned. This can be handy if you are trying to create a multi-state or conditional button. FileMaker Pro is also smart enough to realize that the same graphic is used on multiple layouts or records and should only be stored once. This saves file space and speeds up the display of graphics.



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The Wedge
Claris Corporation and the FileMaker, Inc. have been housed in a building called the wedge in Santa Clara, California since they spun off from Apple, Inc. The building is nicknamed the wedge because it looks like a wedge. For some years they had an adjacent building called the interstitial but it was let go when the company downsized to focus on FileMaker products.

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FileMaker related sites the Philosophy of FileMaker recommends:
 
FileMaker Hacks My goal here is to explore what interests me, and what I’ve found particularly useful. Some postings are practical musings of a working developer, and others are more philosophical. In the long run, I hope to produce a resource that will help developers be more productive with FileMaker Pro.
Weetbicks Blog postings on all sorts of FileMaker topics from the wonderful folks at Digital Fusion.
FileMaker Security Discusses issues of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability of FileMaker Pro databases.
FileMaker Forums One of the most popular FileMaker forums on the internet! Run by Stephen Dolenski of Ocean West. A Worldwide FileMaker Community!
DB Services FileMaker tips, techniques, and news from DB Services team of FileMaker Developers. Includes many sample files and YouTube videos.
Designing FileMaker I saw that beautifully designed applications seem easier to use than ones that lack form and structure. So I committed to learning more about what makes an effective application, and have been on the road of discovery ever since.
FileMaker Today The original FileMaker forum run by Ross MacLane.
PCI In this blog we will cover a wide range of business and technical topics centered around the FileMaker Pro community and for those businesses who use or could benefit by the use of FileMaker Pro and their environments.
SeedCode We wanted a place where we could talk about some of the new things we're working on, post screen shots and code, and get some feedback from customers who want to be part of the development process.
MightyData FileMaker blogging from FileMaker specialists Mighty Data!
Database Pros More FileMaker tips and tricks than any site on the internet!
Cirrus Logic A blog from Aaron Giard of Cirrus Logic. Aaron is a FileMaker certified developer with over 15 years of experience building data-driven applications and websites. Previously, he worked in the print industry for over 17 years as a graphic designer and prepress manager.
FileMaker Community A paid for forum but well worth the $99.00 a year. Very active!
Geist Interactive Todd Geist blogs about his incredible product line for FileMaker.