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Title:
FileMaker Pro 4 companion
Author:
Langer, Maria.
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Publication Information:
San Diego : Academic Press : FileMaker Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
xliii, 736 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780124365759
Format :
Book

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Central Library QA76.9.D3 L3644 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

For beginning to intermediate users of FileMaker Pro 4, this is a reference, user guide and tutorial on database development basics. Adopting a conversational style, the book includes anecdotes and real examples. Margin notes, tips, tricks, warnings and reminders are featured throughout. Each chapter includes step-by-step instructions for creating or modifying two database files, so the reader can see how the concepts can be applied. Key coverage is given to FileMaker's flexible reporting capabilities, built-in automation features and the new Web publishing features of version 4.0.


Table of Contents

Part 1 Getting Started with FileMaker Pro Basics
Getting to Know FileMaker Pro
Creating a Database and Defining Fields
Entering and Editing Data
Finding and Sorting Records
Part 2 Developing Layouts and Reports
Understanding Layouts
Arranging Layout Fields and Parts
Polishing Layout Appearance
Part 3 Exploring Advanced Features
Using Field Options
Developing Relationships Between Files
Scripting
Part 4 Sharing Database Information
Importing and Exporting Data
Previewing and Printing Reports
Sharing Information Over a Network
Publishing Data on the Web
Appendices
Index

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