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What’s New in FileMaker 8.5 > Creating a Web Viewer Using a Template

Creating a Web Viewer Using a Template

Now that you’ve seen the Web Viewer in action, it’s time to create one of your own. Don’t worry—you don’t need to be a Web whiz. Even if you’ve never seen HTML code before, you can create a Web Viewer, because FileMaker includes a set of URL templates for some of the most commonly visited Web pages.

Open the sample file that came with this PDF: Cool Web Examples.fp7. This database contains a very simple layout already created for you. The layout has one field on it, called Search Term. You’ll use this field as part of the Web address that makes your Web Viewer work. When you’re done, you can type a word or phrase in the field, and FileMaker’s Web Viewer will display Google’s results:


  

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