Using the DataTables Library with the FM WebViewer Bridge

We continue our study of FileMaker and JavaScript.

The DataTables library provides us with plenty of API method we can leverage to change the data inside the web viewer object. We can use the FM WebViewer Bridge to access the APIs and make the changes. We can change the order of the columns, add a row or many rows of data, clear the data, create a subsummary, and much more.

In these series of videos, we walk through a few of those API methods. We take it step-by-step to write the JavaScript function and the FileMaker script.

Let’s begin.