Here is a list of items to keep in mind when using Global Calculations. It was originally written by Ray Cologon back in 2007/2008 (and reposted around different blogs and the FileMaker Cafe)…but I believe most of it still applies to how it works today in he current versions of FileMaker. I’ll repost with an update if I find out otherwise.
1. A global calc will update automatically if it references a global field that is located in the same table and that field is edited by (more…)