Experiences of a FileMaker Pro Database Developer

Improve Finds

When the constrain find option first came out, I was able to drastically speed up some search routines. Finds with exact field matches (==) were being used and it was SLOOOW when running on a table with over a million + records. Removing the exact field matches in the first search pass to find a subset of records, then adding a Constrain Find using the exact field match (==) to run on the subset of the records, greatly improved the performance of the search.

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