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FileMaker Pro 5 Companion
     

FileMaker Pro 5 Companion

by Maria Langer, Morgan Kaufmann (Other)
 

FileMaker Pro 5 Companion is a complete guide to the latest version of FileMaker Pro, the popular cross-platform database application. Written for users at all levels, this book begins with the basics of database design and creation, then moves on to teach the finer points of layout techniques, field entry options, calculations, scripting, networking,

Overview

FileMaker Pro 5 Companion is a complete guide to the latest version of FileMaker Pro, the popular cross-platform database application. Written for users at all levels, this book begins with the basics of database design and creation, then moves on to teach the finer points of layout techniques, field entry options, calculations, scripting, networking, publishing data to the Web, and much more. Each chapter is geared towards helping readers accomplish practical tasks and solve common problems, and all conclude with exercises designed to reinforce the techniques learned. This is the only book covering the latest release that meets the needs of beginning, intermediate, and advanced users.

Key Features
• Clear, step-by-step instruction from an expert who knows what problems confront new users and the topics that more experienced users most want to master
• Covers both the Windows and Mac OS versions of FileMaker Pro, carefully noting all distinctions
• Filled with real-world examples that help readers understand not only how, but why
• Provides special coverage of features new to version 5, helping upgraders get up to speed on the new interface, enhanced reporting, and other improvements
• Via the companion Web site, provides tutorial files, additional tips and tricks, and links to other sites of interest to FileMaker Pro users

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780124361515
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
05/26/2000
Pages:
747
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.64(d)

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Meet the Author

Maria Langer is the author of over two dozen computer books, most of which are about popular applications by FileMaker, Microsoft, Adobe, and Intuit. She is a Contributing Editor for FileMaker Pro Advisor and Mac Today magazines and has written reviews and articles for MacAddict, Net Professional, Computer User, and others. Maria has created custom FileMaker Pro solutions for a number of Fortune 500 companies and speaks at Macintosh conferences, seminars, and user group meetings, including Macworld Expo.

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