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copy and paste record

copy and paste record

copy and paste record

Hello there - I am a new user. I  run a small business and for years we have been using the Appleworks database to keep track of our customers.

I want to upgrade to Filemaker (to get with the times) and I'm not understanding one basic feature. How does one copy and entire record in on database and paste it into another database that is laid out exactly the same. This is very easy to do in Appleworks but I'm missing something as far as FM is concerned.

I need to be able to move contacts between databases without re-typing all of the info.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Eric W.

RE: copy and paste record

You can write a script to export the selected record(s) to a temp file, import it into the other database, then delete the original record(s)

Since you are new to scripting, don't include the Delete step until you are sure the export/import works.

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