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FileMaker Pro 14: The Missing Manual

  • Length: 972 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-05-23
  • ISBN-10: 1491917482
  • ISBN-13: 9781491917480
  • Sales Rank: #211219 (See Top 100 Books)

You don’t need a technical background to build powerful databases with FileMaker Pro 14. This crystal-clear, objective guide shows you how to create a database that lets you do almost anything with your data so you can quickly achieve your goals. Whether you’re creating catalogs, managing inventory and billing, or planning a wedding, you’ll learn how to customize your database to run on a PC, Mac, web browser, or iOS device.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Dive into relational data. Solve problems quickly by connecting and combining data from different tables.
  • Create professional documents. Publish reports, charts, invoices, catalogs, and other documents with ease.
  • Access data anywhere. Use FileMaker Go on your iPad or iPhone—or share data on the Web.
  • Harness processing power. Use new calculation and scripting tools to crunch numbers, search text, and automate tasks.
  • Run your database on a secure server. Learn the high-level features of FileMaker Pro Advanced.
  • Keep your data safe. Set privileges and allow data sharing with FileMaker’s streamlined security features.

Table of Contents

Part One: Getting Started with FileMaker Pro
Chapter 1: Working with Your Database
Chapter 2: Organizing and Editing Records
Chapter 3: Getting to Know FileMaker Go

Part Two: Building Your First Database
Chapter 4: Creating a Custom Database
Chapter 5: Adding Power to Your Database

Part Three: Thinking Like a Developer
Chapter 6: Creating and Managing a Relational Database
Chapter 7: Field Options
Chapter 8: Layout Mechanics
Chapter 9: Layout Design
Chapter 10: Understanding Calculations
Chapter 11: More Calculations and Data Types
Chapter 12: Understanding Scripts
Chapter 13: Exploring Script Steps

Part Four: Becoming a Power Developer
Chapter 14: Applying Developer Utilities
Chapter 15: Advanced Relationship Techniques
Chapter 16: Reporting and Analysis
Chapter 17: Advanced Calculations
Chapter 18: Advanced Scripting

Part Five: Security and Integration
Chapter 19: Adding Security
Chapter 20: Sharing Data Using FileMaker Server
Chapter 21: Sharing Data with WebDirect and FileMaker Go
Chapter 22: Sharing Data with Other Systems

Part Six: Appendixes
Appendix A: Getting Help
Appendix B: Layout Badges
Appendix C: Using the Insert Commands with Container Fields
Appendix D: FileMaker Error Codes

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