Working with Portals

4 Lessons

About this course

All FileMaker developers are familiar with portals; it is a simple concept but there is a lot that you can do with them. In this course, we're going to explore the different ways that you can use portals and, in the process, turn your solutions into powerhouses for your users.

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Simple Portal Filtering (with a twist)

Everybody knows how to filter a portal or do they? This video is a step by step guide to the process with a twist at the end that you might not have thought of.

Advanced Portal Filtering - Part 1

In this video we take portal filtering to a new level, perhaps one that even some experienced developers might not have considered.

Advanced Portal Filtering - Part 2

In this video, we add a related value list to the mix allowing users to select a year and see only clients with invoices for that year.

Self-Joins - Portals & Relationships

A self_join is where a table is connected to itself. In this video, we explore some of the possibilities and show 5 examples .