FileMaker Pro 8: Advanced FileMaker Tutorial
FileMaker Pro 8: Advanced Free First Three Lessons
FileMaker Pro is powerful enough to handle most database jobs yet easy enough to create simple solutions in minutes. This practical "how to" course by FileMaker expert John Mark Osborne, starts from advanced level and uses a single invoicing example to demonstrate FileMaker Pro features and techniques including the Ultimate Find, saving a found set of records for future retrieval, saving find criteria for future use, text parsing to create features, making new requests easier for users, parsing web form generated emails, five methods for deleting duplicates, recursive phone filter, creating preferences in a single-user and multi-user scenario, web-like back and forward buttons, conditional buttons, custom form letters, changing text attributes with scripts and many more techniques with an emphasis on adaptive scripting and calculations. Examples of the invoice file are provided at every stage of the creation process, so the user can easily review one section without starting from the beginning.
The completed invoicing solution included on the beginner, intermediate and advanced FileMaker Pro 8 training is provided as a visual goal. Upon completion of all three titles, you will have created the exact same invoicing solution. If you would like to purchase the completed invoicing solution, please visit the www.databasepros.com web site.
* Most techniques used in these videos are applicable to both FileMaker 8 and 7. Substitute techniques for FileMaker 7 users will be discussed when necessary.
** This tutorial is part three in a 3-part FileMaker Pro 8 series.
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