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Tips & Tricks

Below is a free list of useful FileMaker custom functions that can be used in any existing FileMaker application. Please e-mail any questions or comments to

Custom Functions


Extracts list of e-mails found in Text.


Replaces field names with field values in Text.


Returns value list of all words from Text


Checks if the current user connected to the database file from a web browser via Instant Web Publishing.


Returns container size in bytes, kilobytes or megabytes with the corresponding abbreviation.


Returns the FileMaker version number.



Allows you to get tracking info of largest logistical companies using package tracking number only.

Insert Document

Defines the type of file and uses Insert File[] or Insert Picture[] script step for content adding.

Resize Window

Adjusts your List View layout according number of records and body part height.