Creating new databases in the spreadsheet-like format


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Creating new databases in the spreadsheet-like format

Certainly, the easiest way to create a fully functional database right out of the box is by using a Starter Solution like we've talked about in the previous movie. But if you want to create a FileMaker database that already contains data, you can convert different file types into FileMaker databases and then do your modifications and create your database from there. I am going to show you a couple of these different principles in this movie. The first concept will be creating a database from an existing file, in our case a spreadsheet. Then once we are in FileMaker Pro, we are going to use the spreadsheet-type view, or the Quick Table view to create some fields inside of our database.

So first, when you open up FileMaker Pro, you'll notice under the File menu that we've got an option called Open. What you may not be aware of it is that if you select File > Open and point to a file that isn't a FileMaker database, you'll notice that we can choose from other FileMaker ...

Creating new databases in the spreadsheet-like format
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Creating new databases in the spreadsheet-like format provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Cris Ippolite as part of the FileMaker Pro 11 Essential Training

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