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FileMaker Pro 11 New Features

with Cris Ippolite

Video: Welcome

Explores the latest tools and features available to database developers in FileMaker Pro 11.
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  1. 2m 1s
    1. Welcome
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 4s
  2. 3m 9s
    1. The FileMaker Quick Start screen
      3m 9s
  3. 8m 30s
    1. Where to find Inspector
      1m 26s
    2. Using the Position tab
      2m 43s
    3. Using the Appearance tab
      1m 13s
    4. Using the Data tab
      3m 8s
  4. 7m 38s
    1. Exploring the Manage Layouts window
      3m 8s
    2. Working with layouts in the Manage Layouts window
      4m 30s
  5. 37m 43s
    1. Setting up charts in FileMaker layouts
      3m 21s
    2. Choosing chart types
      3m 3s
    3. Using charts with current record data
      7m 37s
    4. Using charts with the current found set
      11m 48s
    5. Using charts with related data
      8m 3s
    6. Managing chart appearance
      3m 51s
  6. 13m 54s
    1. Understanding the Quick Table view
      2m 40s
    2. Adding and managing fields in Table view
      4m 54s
    3. Working with records in Table view
      2m 27s
    4. Add trailing groups and subtotals
      3m 53s
  7. 8m 28s
    1. Configuring fields to include in Quick Find
      3m 24s
    2. Adding Quick Find to the toolbar
      1m 22s
    3. The Get (QuickFindText) function in the Quick Find script step
      3m 42s
  8. 4m 13s
    1. Walking through the Report Assistant updates
      4m 13s
  9. 6m 30s
    1. Setting up and modifying a recurring import
      6m 30s
  10. 4m 39s
    1. Applying the Text Highlight tool
      4m 39s
  11. 6m 27s
    1. Creating snapshot links
      4m 46s
    2. Reviewing the .fpsl file
      1m 41s
  12. 13m 43s
    1. Options for the New Portal Setup dialog
      4m 58s
    2. Specifying portal filter criteria
      8m 45s
  13. 6m 25s
    1. Reviewing external table security
      6m 25s
  14. 9m 6s
    1. Learning about the OnObjectValidate trigger
      4m 7s
    2. Learning about the OnLayoutExit trigger
      2m 34s
    3. Learning about the OnViewChange trigger
      2m 25s
  15. 10m 15s
    1. Adding merge variables to layouts
      5m 49s
    2. Variables in the Edit Find Request table
      4m 26s
  16. 3m 14s
    1. Reviewing layout badges
      3m 14s
  17. 4m 38s
    1. The new Status toolbar in Instant Web Publishing
      3m 19s
    2. The Charting tool in Instant Web Publishing layouts
      1m 19s
  18. 12s
    1. Goodbye

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In FileMaker Pro 11 New Features, author Cris Ippolite explores the rich toolset available to database developers in FileMaker Pro 11. This course includes visualizing data with FileMaker Charts, filtering portals, and applying Quick Find to layouts. Exercise files are included with the course.

Topics include:
  • Navigating layouts with the Manage Layouts window
  • Creating charts from current record, related, or current found set data
  • Searching data with Quick Find
  • Setting up a recurring import
  • Highlighting text
  • Exploring Script Trigger enhancements
  • Creating snapshot links
  • Using the Instant Web Publishing toolbar
  • Securing data with external table security
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Hi! I am Cris Ippolite and welcome to FileMaker Pro 11 New Features. FileMaker Pro is the leading Desktop database software, popular for its ease of use, and is used by everyone from Fortune 500 companies to individuals who just want to be a little bit more organized. In this title, I will show you how to control the objects in your database in Layout mode with the new Inspector panel. We will spend some time maximizing the efficiency of your workflow with FileMaker's portal filtering capabilities and the new Quick Find feature. I will teach you how to set up Recurring Import to automate your process.

Then I will show you how to build interesting and attractive reports using both the improved Report Assistant and the new Charting feature. Throughout this course, I will be providing guidance and examples, based on actual experiences I have had using FileMaker Pro 11. I will be your guide through this course, so let's dive right in with FileMaker Pro 11 New Features.

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