FM 12 ExecuteSQL: A Cool Tool

It’s been a fun week experimenting with the ExecuteSQL function, and also seeing what others are doing with it. In some cases the experience has been eye opening, and I strongly recommend that anyone interested in ExecuteSQL grab the SQL Builder file from Eden Morris, available on FMForums (registration required) at

This attractive and powerful tool provides a point and click interface to build complex SQL queries, which are then rendered in FileMaker 12 ExecuteSQL syntax, e.g.,

The current version is 0.4, implying that updates may be forthcoming, so you might want to not only download the demo, but bookmark the above link as well. Very nicely done, Mr. Morris!

One thought on “FM 12 ExecuteSQL: A Cool Tool

  1. Michael

    Is this ‘ExecuteSQL’ function available from the Filemaker PHP API? If not, are there any FM plugins that allow SQL functionality through the PHP API? Thanks.


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