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FileMaker Radius Search

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Product Type: Extensions

Price: Free

Last updated: 10/25/2019

Language: English

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Perform a radius search within your FileMaker system

Learn how to build a radius search using the Google Maps API, custom functions, and calculations.

Imagine a sales rep visiting a customer in an adjacent state. Since the rep is unfamiliar with the area, it would be great to have a list of nearby customers they could visit afterwards. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to perform a radius search on the customers within your FileMaker solution, evaluating the distance between the rep and each customer’s address. Let’s take a look at how to build one of these yourself using Google Maps API, some custom functions, and a couple calcs.

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Updated on Oct. 2019: Google Maps APIs now require an API key

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