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No Relationship Needed
Global fields can display in any table within the same file without using a relationship. The same is true between two files in the same solution as long as there is a reference setup between the two files (External Data Source). What a lot of developers do is create a table called "Globals" to house all their global fields and unclutter other Manage Database tables.



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FileMaker Developer Worthiness
Top 10 ways you know your developer is NOT worthy:
  1. Spells "FileMaker" with a lowercase "m"
  2. Uses inches or centimeters instead of points in Inspector
  3. Recommends WebDirect deployment over FileMaker Pro
  4. Creates a solution with one file for every table
  5. Doesn't know Claris and FileMaker, Inc. are the same company
  6. Isn't certified for latest version of FileMaker
  7. Isn't an FBA member
  8. Charges less than $100.00 per hour
  9. Uses a rainbow of colors on his interface
  10. Provides a quote without a requirements document



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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 and also hosts dozens of blogs!
DB Services FileMaker tips, techniques, and news from DB Services team of FileMaker Developers. Includes many sample files and YouTube videos.
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.
MainSpring Mike Beargie is constant on the FileMaker Community so check out his blog!
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.
Database Pros More FileMaker tips and tricks than any site on the internet!
Michael Rocharde Car nut and FileMaker aficionado, Michael writes from a perspective of experience in FileMaker and life.
Soliant Consulting Blog Welcome to Soliant's blog. We write on technology topics, software development, project management and more. We think you'll find some useful ideas in here, and we do our best to respond to questions. Enjoy.
AppWorks Active FileMaker blog with articles about FileMaker Pro, Advanced, Server, Go, WebDirect and custom web publishing.
Modular FileMaker Modular FileMaker is a project focused on building FileMaker Modules. We are currently calling them mFMs for “modular FileMaker Modules”.
Geist Interactive Todd Geist blogs about his incredible product line for FileMaker.
Beezwax Blog A blog from the creators of Inspector!
HomeBase Software A blog about FileMaker by Douglas Alder.
Support Group Blog A blog from one of wise one's in the FileMaker industry, Rich Coulombre.
LuminFire Blog LuminFire is the solution to your information and business management needs so you can be more effective, productive and profitable. We collaborate with you to determine the best technology solutions for your business.
Alchemy Thoughts on Design, FileMaker, DevCon, Pause on Error, ROI (Return on Investment), and anything else related to what The Alchemy Group does on a daily basis. We care, so we share whatever we can with you.
Troi Plug-In Blog If you like Troi plug-ins like I do then you'll want to visit his plug-in blog.
Core Solutions Long time FileMaker developer in Canada and their blog.