Build-On Tutorial:

Job Report

Job Tracking Template: Job Report

Overview

Tutorial summary

In this Build-On you will create a list report that lets users check on a group of jobs at a glance. They can filter the list by status to focus on certain jobs (just open jobs, for example), and see the hours worked per job.

What to expect

When you’re done with this Build-on, your team will be able to:

  • See a list of jobs, with their statuses, open and close dates, and hours spent so far
  • Filter the job list by status
  • See the total hours worked for the jobs shown

Getting started

You will need a few elements before you begin this tutorial.

1. FileMaker Pro Advanced

You will use FileMaker Pro Advanced on your desktop to do all of the work in these tutorials. This is used both for development and to access your FileMaker app on the desktop.

If you don’t have a copy, you can download a free trial.

Download FileMaker Pro Advanced

2. Job Tracking Template core file

Before you begin, download the Job Tracking template core file. If you have already made adjustments to it, either on your own or from another Build-On, make sure to save a copy as a back-up before beginning this tutorial.

When you’re ready to begin, open the file on your desktop with FileMaker Pro Advanced, then you can walk through each lesson, step by step.

Download core file

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