Extend Found Set

Broadens the existing found set using the current or stored find requests.


Specify find requests allows you to create and store a find request with the script step. Restore indicates a stored find request.


Product Supported
FileMaker Pro Yes
FileMaker Go Yes
FileMaker WebDirect Yes
FileMaker Server Yes
FileMaker Cloud Yes
FileMaker Data API Yes
Custom Web Publishing Yes

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier


This script step is equivalent to a logical OR search. Otherwise, Extend Found Set is similar to the Perform Find script step.

Example 1 

Extends the found set to include unpaid invoices.

Show Custom Dialog ["Include unpaid invoices in the found set?"]
If [Get ( LastMessageChoice ) = 1]
    Enter Find Mode [Pause: Off]
    Set Field [Invoices::Status; "Unpaid"]
    Extend Found Set [Restore]
End If