3 Examples for a multilingual Filemaker solution

  • Multilingual with the help of global fields
  • Multilingual with the help of global variables
  • Multilingual with the help of a global repetition field

At the german Filemaker Konferenz 2016 in Salzburg, Austria, I have lectured on several solution for a multilingual Filemaker interface. The example file can be downloaded here.

3 different approaches for a multilingual Filemaker solution


To create a multilingual Filemaker solution at first sight seems to trigger a lot of extra work. But there are many benefits – even for single language solutions:

  • All texts are managed in a table
  • Any number of languages
  • Multilingual interfaces
  • Multilingual value lists