Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

@SqlUpdateBE ( _database ; setFldRefOrName ; _setValue ; whereFldRefOrName ; _whereValue )

Modifies matching records in the FM database by executing an SQL UPDATE statement with the BaseElements plugin.

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Alex Zueiv   Alex Zueiv - Show more from this author
Tashkent

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  Sample input:
@SqlUpdateBE ( "" ; Table::FieldToSet ; "value to set" ; Table::FieldToMatch ; "matching value" )
  Sample output:
none or ? if failed

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Requires the BaseElements plugin.
Supports all field types except Container.
Allows to modify tables in another file.

WARNING: This CF modifies ALL matching records in the DB!

 

Comments

Philippe Auguste Louis   Philippe Auguste Louis, MWH Suisse SA
Jul 26, 2020
Great CF, thanks Alex
 

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