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FileMaker Pro 8.5 Beyond the Basics

with Cris Ippolite

Video: Welcome

Covers more advanced FileMaker Pro topics, like data modeling, defining fields with aggregate functions, and networking with FileMaker Server.
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  1. 1m 1s
    1. Welcome
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 22m 35s
    1. Introduction to data modeling
      3m 29s
    2. Reviewing relationships types
      3m 47s
    3. Developing a list of entities
      3m 1s
    4. Diagramming relationships
      3m 52s
    5. Resolving one-to-one and many-to-many relationships
      5m 11s
    6. The Relationship Graph vs. ERDs
      3m 15s
  3. 31m 15s
    1. Multi-step relationships
      6m 44s
    2. Working with external files
      4m 24s
    3. Non-equijoin relationships
      11m 33s
    4. Using global fields in relationships
      8m 34s
  4. 2h 1m
    1. Reviewing calculation syntax
      8m 58s
    2. Number functions
      8m 59s
    3. Text function essentials
      18m 57s
    4. Defining fields using text functions
      5m 24s
    5. The Date, Time, and Timestamp functions
      5m 21s
    6. Working with the Date, Time, and Timestamp functions
      4m 42s
    7. Introduction to logical functions
      1m 40s
    8. Logical function: IsEmpty
      1m 39s
    9. Logical function: If
      3m 40s
    10. Logical function: Case
      3m 18s
    11. Logical function: Let
      7m 51s
    12. Logical function: Evaluate
      4m 2s
    13. Working with logical functions
      9m 37s
    14. Text formatting function essentials
      4m 29s
    15. Defining fields using text formatting functions
      10m 28s
    16. Get functions
      5m 1s
    17. Aggregate function essentials
      4m 2s
    18. Defining fields using aggregate functions
      8m 0s
    19. Using the List function
      5m 13s
  5. 31m 56s
    1. Naming objects
      4m 34s
    2. Using the Go to Object script step
      2m 19s
    3. Using the LayoutObjectNames function
      4m 17s
    4. Using the Get(ActiveLayoutObjectName) function
      2m 8s
    5. Using the GetLayoutObjectAttribute function
      6m 13s
    6. Putting it all together
      12m 25s
  6. 38m 48s
    1. What is a subsummary report?
      2m 52s
    2. Creating subsummary reports
      9m 41s
    3. Subsummary reports with no body part
      3m 50s
    4. Ranking reports
      2m 48s
    5. Summarizing by multiple variables
      5m 59s
    6. Crosstab reports
      13m 38s
  7. 1h 5m
    1. Scripting for developers
    2. The If script step
      8m 58s
    3. More with custom dialogs
      13m 21s
    4. Error capturing
      5m 34s
    5. The Set Field script step
      4m 22s
    6. Script parameters
      8m 54s
    7. Script results
      5m 18s
    8. Looping scripts
      9m 15s
    9. Set variables
      8m 57s
  8. 10m 54s
    1. Date and time searching
      8m 29s
    2. Fast Match
      2m 25s
  9. 45m 3s
    1. Benefits of converting
      10m 12s
    2. Mechanics of conversion
      5m 19s
    3. Security issues during conversion
      9m 29s
    4. Scripting issues during conversion
      8m 57s
    5. Data issues during conversion
      11m 6s
  10. 40m 49s
    1. Peer-to-peer networking
      7m 27s
    2. Benefits of FileMaker Server
      4m 36s
    3. Mixing FileMaker 7 and 8
      3m 12s
    4. FileMaker Server vs. FileMaker Server Advanced
      2m 30s
    5. Installing FileMaker Server
      1m 19s
    6. The Server Administration tool
      1m 48s
    7. Configuring FileMaker Server
      12m 37s
    8. Scheduling backups
      7m 20s
  11. 13s
    1. Goodbye

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FileMaker Pro 8.5 Beyond the Basics
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After teaching the fundamentals of this powerful application in FileMaker Pro 8.5 Essential Training, author Cris Ippolite continues his comprehensive training with FileMaker 8.5 Beyond the Basics. Taking it beyond the program's essentials, this set of tutorials covers topics as varied as data modeling, defining fields using aggregate functions, summarizing with multiple variables, and networking with FileMaker Server. We recommend that users new to FileMaker complete FileMaker Pro 8.5 Essential Training before watching this title. Exercise files are included with the tutorial.

Topics include:
  • Data modeling Going beyond basic database relationships Calculation functions Creating sophisticated reports Key script steps Designing intuitive searches Converting older files to 8.5 Sharing a database on a network
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