FileMaker Tips #2 — To Index or Not to Index?

If you’ve dug into all the field options for FileMaker, you’ve probably come across the indexing options for most fields types under the Storage tab. As stated in its description, indexing can improve performance of finds and relational joins but at the cost of file size and time spent indexing. Let’s break that down.

Indexing Options

How does indexing improve FileMaker finds?