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FileMaker Pro 7 Essential Training
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FileMaker Pro 7 Essential Training

with Vincenzo Menanno

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FileMaker Pro 7 Essential Training with Vincenzo Menanno is a movie-based tutorial for those new to FileMaker Pro 7, the tool of choice for many data management needs. Previous users of FileMaker Pro will also benefit from the description of key concepts. The workshop begins with a discussion of two fundamental concepts for mastering the underlying philosophy of FileMaker Pro 7, and quickly advances, using examples of a small business solution and a school database to demonstrate the new relationship model, the differences between Tables and Table Occurrences, and the full-featured and unified security model. Exercise files are included, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.
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  1. 30s
    1. welcome
      30s
  2. 26m 19s
    1. the history of FileMaker
      46s
    2. flat vs. relational
      6m 43s
    3. example: flat vs. relational
      8m 27s
    4. context and perspective
      6m 39s
    5. general preferences
      3m 44s
  3. 22m 52s
    1. browse mode
      15m 9s
    2. layout mode
      2m 18s
    3. find mode
      2m 28s
    4. preview mode
      2m 57s
  4. 40m 17s
    1. field types
      8m 47s
    2. auto-entry options
      12m 19s
    3. field validations
      7m 38s
    4. validation part 2
      4m 19s
    5. field storage
      7m 14s
  5. 22m 37s
    1. creating tables
      6m 28s
    2. tables vs. table occurrences
      4m 6s
    3. ramifications of deleting tables
      12m 3s
  6. 8m 13s
    1. standard toolbar
      2m 51s
    2. text formatting toolbar
      1m 16s
    3. arrange toolbar
      2m 24s
    4. tools toolbar
      1m 42s
  7. 38m 48s
    1. create, edit and delete
      15m 39s
    2. making use of relationships
      10m 26s
    3. understanding relationships
      9m 39s
    4. sorting relationships
      3m 4s
  8. 1h 32m
    1. creating layouts
      7m 23s
    2. exploring layout tools
      11m 20s
    3. layout preferences
      5m 8s
    4. arrange layout objects
      2m 36s
    5. group layout objects
      2m 36s
    6. lock layout objects
      2m 42s
    7. rotating layout objects
      2m 21s
    8. alignment and the grid
      5m 0s
    9. text formatting
      6m 11s
    10. tab settings
      2m 6s
    11. inserting objects
      11m 6s
    12. formatting graphics
      4m 53s
    13. formatting objects
      8m 24s
    14. formatting fields
      5m 41s
    15. formatting behaviors
      4m 33s
    16. field borders
      3m 58s
    17. alignment using t-squares
      1m 19s
    18. rulers and page margins
      2m 12s
    19. revealing layout objects
      2m 55s
  9. 27m 3s
    1. creating portals
      9m 54s
    2. adding data to portals
      7m 34s
    3. creating new windows
      3m 11s
    4. record locking
      5m 21s
    5. save record changes
      1m 3s
  10. 14m 30s
    1. creating value lists
      2m 24s
    2. creating value lists from fields
      2m 45s
    3. creating value lists from related fields
      6m 10s
    4. using value lists from other fields
      3m 11s
  11. 38m 26s
    1. understanding context
      2m 16s
    2. creating calculations using context
      9m 28s
    3. the power of the relationships graph
      2m 51s
    4. exploring the calculation dialog
      8m 21s
    5. creating and using summary fields
      15m 30s
  12. 26m 9s
    1. using find mode
      3m 28s
    2. finding a phrase
      57s
    3. finding with an unknown character
      34s
    4. finding with unknown characters
      29s
    5. using escape characters
      45s
    6. finding with values
      2m 32s
    7. using constrain
      2m 33s
    8. using extend
      1m 40s
    9. confusing results
      4m 2s
    10. sorting with one criterion
      3m 35s
    11. sorting with related fields
      2m 47s
    12. sorting using buttons
      2m 47s
  13. 35m 5s
    1. building sub-summary reports
      14m 35s
    2. context for sub-summary reports
      3m 32s
    3. layout parts and sub-summary reports
      13m 19s
    4. page breaks and sub-summary parts
      3m 39s
  14. 21m 49s
    1. exploring ScriptMaker
      5m 20s
    2. hello world - your first script
      2m 11s
    3. writing scripts to view reports
      4m 9s
    4. tweaking scripts to get them just right
      3m 35s
    5. attaching scripts to your buttons
      2m 46s
    6. context - very important
      3m 48s
  15. 24m 17s
    1. security model overview
      2m 33s
    2. file options
      1m 39s
    3. creating accounts
      5m 11s
    4. creating a re-login script
      13m 28s
    5. managing accounts
      1m 26s
  16. 17m 58s
    1. plan on paper first
      3m 18s
    2. understanding the problem
      2m 13s
    3. does the model answer your questions
      1m 40s
    4. prototyping and testing ideas
      1m 51s
    5. iterative process
      1m 37s
    6. converting older files
      4m 17s
    7. structure / interface / security
      3m 2s
  17. 26s
    1. goodbye
      26s

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FileMaker Pro 7 Essential Training
7h 37m Beginner Jun 15, 2004

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FileMaker Pro 7 Essential Training with Vincenzo Menanno is a movie-based tutorial for those new to FileMaker Pro 7, the tool of choice for many data management needs. Previous users of FileMaker Pro will also benefit from the description of key concepts. The workshop begins with a discussion of two fundamental concepts for mastering the underlying philosophy of FileMaker Pro 7, and quickly advances, using examples of a small business solution and a school database to demonstrate the new relationship model, the differences between Tables and Table Occurrences, and the full-featured and unified security model. Exercise files are included, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Topics include:
  • Key concepts for grasping 7.0
  • Tables vs. table occurrences
  • Understanding relationships
  • Creating calculations using context
  • The power of the relationships graph
  • Converting from older versions
  • Creating portals
  • Record locking
  • Exploring ScriptMaker
Subjects:
Business Databases
Software:
FileMaker Pro
Author:
Vincenzo Menanno

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