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FileMaker Pro 10: The Missing Manual (Missing Manual)by Susan Prosser
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The FileMaker Pro 10 desktop database lets you do almost anything with the information you give it — especially with this book as your guide. Clear, thorough, and accessible, FileMaker Pro 10: The Missing Manual helps you get in, build your database, and get the results you need, whether you're running a business, pursuing a hobby, or planning your retirement. It's the ideal guide for non-technical and experienced folks alike.
You'll also get objective advice on which features are really useful, and which aren't. To make the most of this database, you need FileMaker Pro 10: The Missing Manual — the book that should have been in the box.
Book News Annotation:
Designed for FileMaker Pro 10 users who are unaware of the advanced features of this database management software, this comprehensive guide employs clear step-by- step instructions on how to accelerate data entry, publish professional reports and automate the more repetitive functions. Prosser and Coffey are both FileMaker consultants and software developers, and they explain the basics of installation, implementation, layouts, multiple tables and relationships, calculations, scripting and security. Instructions are also given for posting databases online and integrating with such programs as Bento, Excel and MySQL. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Clear, thorough, and accessible, "FileMaker Pro 9: The Missing Manual" helps users get in, build a database, and get the results they need, whether they are running a business, pursuing a hobby, or planning their retirement. It's the ideal guide for non-technical and experienced folks alike.
About the Author
Susan Prosser is a reformed journalist who's stopped trying to bring information to the people and now helps them manage the data they already have. Susan is a FileMaker Certified Developer and has developed FileMaker databases for 12 years, but returns to her roots by training and writing curriculum for other developers.
Geoff Coffey has been helping people solve problems with FileMaker Pro for over 10 years. He is a partner at Six Fried Rice (http://sixfriedrice.com/), a FileMaker Pro consulting and training firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. Six Fried Rice brings the power and simplicity of FileMaker Pro to individuals, workgroups, enterprise, and the web through world-class training, expert advice, and custom development. He lives in downtown Phoenix with his wife of 14 years and his two daughters, Isabel (9) and Sophia (5). If you're a FileMaker fan, you can reach Geoff any time at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Table of Contents
The Missing Credits Introduction Part I: Getting Started with FileMaker Chapter 1: Working with a Database Chapter 2: Organizing and Editing Records Chapter 3: Building a New Database Part II: Layouts Chapter 4: Understanding Layouts Chapter 5: Building Basic Layouts Chapter 6: Advanced Layouts and Reports Part III: Multiple Tables and Relationships Chapter 7: Adding Multiple Tables and Relationships Chapter 8: Advanced Relationship Techniques Part IV: Calculations Chapter 9: Understanding Calculations Chapter 10: More Calculations and Data Types Chapter 11: Advanced Calculations Chapter 12: Extending Calculations Part V: Scripting Chapter 13: Understanding Scripts Chapter 14: Exploring Script Steps Chapter 15: Advanced Scripting Part VI: Security and Integration Chapter 16: Adding Security Chapter 17: Sharing Data with Other Systems Chapter 18: Sharing Your Database Chapter 19: Applying Developer Utilities Part VII: Appendixes Getting Help FileMaker Error Codes Colophon
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