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FileMaker Pro 9 Essential Training

with Cris Ippolite

Video: Welcome

Covers each of FileMaker 9's features in detail by showing how to build a database from scratch.
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  1. 1m 19s
    1. Welcome
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 3s
  2. 27m 25s
    1. What is a database?
      3m 3s
    2. Flat files vs. relational databases
      1m 52s
    3. How FileMaker works
      3m 24s
    4. Activation
      1m 16s
    5. Essential preferences
      3m 18s
    6. Interface tour
      11m 16s
    7. Using the Help system
      3m 16s
  3. 13m 45s
    1. Creating databases from templates
      6m 14s
    2. Creating databases from scratch
      4m 55s
    3. Ramifications of deleting tables
      2m 36s
  4. 24m 57s
    1. Managing fields
      2m 52s
    2. Using text fields
      3m 0s
    3. Using number fields
    4. Using date fields
      2m 20s
    5. Using time/timestamp fields
      2m 34s
    6. Using container fields
      5m 34s
    7. Using calculation fields
      1m 23s
    8. Using summary fields
      2m 13s
    9. Organizing fields
      4m 6s
  5. 31m 27s
    1. Creating auto-entry fields
      6m 15s
    2. Creating serial fields
      8m 18s
    3. Auto-entering previous values or data
      2m 53s
    4. Auto-entering calculated values
      4m 17s
    5. Field filtering
      4m 2s
    6. Looking up values from other fields
      5m 42s
  6. 31m 36s
    1. Field validation and custom messages
      8m 37s
    2. Always vs. data entry validation options
      4m 35s
    3. Storage options for global fields
      7m 52s
    4. Indexing options for fields
      10m 32s
  7. 18m 27s
    1. Creating and duplicating records
      5m 23s
    2. Editing and locking records
      4m 24s
    3. Deleting records and backing up files
      2m 48s
    4. Committing and restoring data
      5m 52s
  8. 34m 7s
    1. Layout overview
      2m 18s
    2. Creating layouts
      2m 8s
    3. Creating a standard form
      5m 46s
    4. Creating a list/report view
      11m 42s
    5. Creating a table view
      3m 14s
    6. Creating labels
      4m 59s
    7. Creating envelopes
      4m 0s
  9. 33m 51s
    1. The Layout Setup dialog window
      6m 41s
    2. Layout parts overview
      6m 41s
    3. Exploring layout tools and status area
      8m 56s
    4. Arrange, Group, and Lock layout objects
      11m 33s
  10. 1h 5m
    1. Text formatting
      5m 45s
    2. Placing and formatting objects and graphics
      4m 39s
    3. Formatting fields and applying field attributes
      9m 21s
    4. Conditional formatting
      8m 35s
    5. Field behaviors
      5m 39s
    6. Using Auto-Complete
      4m 44s
    7. Creating and using the Tab Control feature
      8m 55s
    8. Setting the tab order
      7m 39s
    9. Resizing layout objects
      9m 48s
  11. 22m 51s
    1. Using the FileMaker Web Viewer
      8m 21s
    2. Adding Web Viewer to your layouts
      5m 33s
    3. Setting up the Web Viewer using templates
      8m 57s
  12. 33m 44s
    1. Basic find
      7m 37s
    2. New requests in find mode
      6m 54s
    3. Search symbols
      6m 11s
    4. Constraining and extending a find request
      3m 10s
    5. Finding date/time and timestamp data
      5m 46s
    6. Finding matching records without find mode
      2m 2s
    7. Find and Replace
      2m 4s
  13. 20m 3s
    1. Sorting with one criterion
      4m 21s
    2. Sorting with related fields
      2m 25s
    3. Sorting with multiple criteria
      4m 58s
    4. Sorting using custom values
      3m 20s
    5. Sorting using buttons
      4m 59s
  14. 26m 29s
    1. Creating static value lists
      3m 10s
    2. Creating a value list from a field
      3m 15s
    3. Using value lists from other files
      2m 49s
    4. Displaying second values and second fields
      3m 23s
    5. Field control setup
      9m 57s
    6. Additional uses of value lists
      3m 55s
  15. 53m 3s
    1. Print layouts
      1m 2s
    2. Previewing pages and print options
      2m 58s
    3. Print and paper options
      3m 39s
    4. Printing lists
      2m 50s
    5. Printing detail
      3m 15s
    6. Sliding objects
      3m 39s
    7. Printing merge letters
      6m 5s
    8. Printing labels and envelopes
      3m 1s
    9. Summary reports
      4m 53s
    10. Subsummary reports
      10m 57s
    11. Saving as an Excel file
      4m 30s
    12. Saving as a PDF
      6m 14s
  16. 15m 44s
    1. Importing data
      12m 20s
    2. Exporting data
      3m 24s
  17. 57m 29s
    1. Defining a calculation
      2m 36s
    2. Exploring the Calculation dialog window
      8m 54s
    3. Date and Time functions
      7m 55s
    4. Text functions
      9m 55s
    5. Number functions
      3m 19s
    6. Get functions
      2m 53s
    7. Logic functions
      16m 17s
    8. Summary fields and functions
      5m 40s
  18. 50m 38s
    1. Understanding scripts
      2m 25s
    2. Understanding script steps
      4m 45s
    3. Assigning script steps to buttons
      2m 47s
    4. The ScriptMaker dialog window
      8m 3s
    5. Creating multi-line scripts
      6m 15s
    6. Subsummary scripts
      8m 0s
    7. Open scripts
      3m 39s
    8. Adding Find criteria to a script
      8m 8s
    9. Using script parameters
      6m 36s
  19. 37m 20s
    1. ER diagrams
      3m 33s
    2. Primary and foreign keys
      8m 56s
    3. Creating relationships using the FileMaker Relationship Graph
      4m 0s
    4. Tables vs. table occurrences
      2m 26s
    5. Using related fields
      10m 11s
    6. Going to related records
      8m 14s
  20. 21m 26s
    1. Creating portals
      9m 38s
    2. Creating and deleting records via portals
      11m 48s
  21. 10m 0s
    1. Creating a new window
      5m 25s
    2. Scripting a new window
      2m 37s
    3. New window limitations
      1m 58s
  22. 20m 47s
    1. Security overview
      2m 18s
    2. Understanding default accounts
      2m 27s
    3. Setting up accounts, privilege sets, and external privileges
      9m 47s
    4. Managing accounts
      5m 0s
    5. File options
      1m 15s
  23. 16s
    1. Goodbye

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FileMaker Pro 9 Essential Training
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FileMaker Pro 9 represents a significant upgrade over previous versions, with many new and enhanced features. These include support for external SQL (ODBC) data sources with supplemental fields, an enhanced Web Viewer, toolbar improvements, multiple script editing windows, and new calculation functions. In FileMaker Pro 9 Essential Training, instructor Cris Ippolite covers each of FileMaker 9's features in detail. He demonstrates how to build a database from scratch for a thorough understanding of FileMaker from start to finish. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

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Hi! My name is Cris Ippolite and I'm going to be guide for the FileMaker 9 Essential Training title. I'm going to show you all the details that you'll need to know to build your first FileMaker Pro application, or introduce you just some new things if you have worked with FileMaker before. So, enjoy the title and we'll see at the end.

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