FileMaker Pro 12 Essential Training

with Cris Ippolite
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FileMaker Pro 12 Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 10h 28m Beginner


In this course, Cris Ippolite walks through the essential FileMaker Pro skills, from creating tables to managing fields and records and working with layouts. The course shows how to find and sort data, create reports, import and export data, create scripts, and diagram relationships, and more.

Topics include:
  • Comparing flat vs. relational databases
  • Creating databases from templates
  • Determining what tables you need
  • Understanding relationship types
  • Defining key fields and creating relationships between tables
  • Creating fields
  • Using new FileMaker 12 container fields
  • Creating, duplicating, editing, and deleting records
  • Importing and exporting data
  • Managing layouts and layout objects
  • Applying new FileMaker 12 themes to layouts
  • Finding records and working with found sets
  • Building reports and charts
  • Authoring calculations
  • Creating and triggering scripts
  • Working with relationships in scripts, calculations, and charts
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- Hi, I'm Cris Ippolite and welcome to FileMaker Pro 12 Essential Training. FileMaker Pro is the leading desktop database software popular for it's ease of use that's used by everyone from Fortune 500 companies to individuals who just want to be a little bit more organized. In FileMaker Pro 12 Essential Training, we'll be working with a bunch of integrated data based around a database that we'll create from scratch. We'll start by taking a look at how to manage the various types of fields used to store your data including how to set up containers that can be used for storing rich media.

Then we'll take a look at how to best manage layouts to display your data. First using the included themes and then building a custom layout from scratch. I'll show you how to build interesting and attractive reports including some summary reports and charts and we'll take a closeup look at how to set up relationships between tables and then some of the powerful advantages available to you when working with relational databases. And now, without further delay, it's time for us to dive into FileMaker Pro 12 Essential Training.

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