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Exporting the contents of a field
You can export the contents of a field to a file. The content of most field types is saved to a text file. Content in container fields is saved with a file type that matches the content type.
To export the contents of a field:
1. Click the field.
2. Choose Edit menu > Export Field Contents.
Tip  You can also right-click the field and choose Export Field Contents from the shortcut menu.
3. In the Export Field to File dialog box, choose a location and type a filename.
FileMaker Pro saves the field’s content to a new file in the specified location.
4. For After saving, choose one or both of the following options if you wish:
Automatically open file
Open the file after it is saved
Create email with file as attachment
Create an email with the saved file attached
5. Click Save.
Related topics 
Selecting a field in Browse mode or Find mode