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Performing find in another file

StraySod asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-09

I am a FM newbie and I would appreciate if you could answer following question for me:

Is it possible to write a script in FM for a certain file, which will loop throuhg every record in a table, check if certain field value is present in another table in another file?

Eg. I have a file A.fp7 with table A with field a_field, file B.fp7 with table B and field b_field.
Now I want to loop through every record in A table, take value from a_field and check how many b_fields in B = a_field. The script should return the number of found records from B table in every loop iteration.

Hopefully it's understandable, if not, please feel free to ask further questions. If you know how to solve it, please explain in detail or post a sample script, I've never wrote a script in FM before. Thank you in advance.

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