filemaker pro 13 need to copy report results to a permanent table

I Have a layout that runs sub-totals (using a summry field) of a number of account classes items

Bookeeping 100.00
Office 550.00
supplies 312.00

with the numeric being the summary field of the accounting_class

I want to use them in a spreadsheet and think I need to store them in a new Permanent table

so I made a table called - summaries with record, account and total

Not sure how to script this to take the class-figures from the first report (layout) and loop them into new records in the second table - I see google stuff on exporting - importing etc but it seems like there should be a simple scripting method to do this - need the summary field results written to a permanent record in a single table

Any help, simple examples etc? Filemaker pro adv 13
drdocbVeterinarianAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Lieven EmbrechtsSenior IT ConsultantCommented:
no need to complicate matters.
exporting really is the easiest, quickest, most standard way to do it :
if you first run the report manually and export manually, filemaker will automatically use these settings in the new export script step.
you can directly export to filemaker and select the correct destination table and fields so it probably will be 1 scriptstep.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
drdocbVeterinarianAuthor Commented:
Thanks - sorry for the delay - we used this methodology with summary files and got what we needed. Lost track of time and would like to accept this solution
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
FileMaker Pro

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.