FileMaker Pro 8 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide [NOOK Book]

Overview

Need to learn FileMaker Pro fast? Try a Visual QuickStart Guide!

If you've recently upgraded to FileMaker Pro 8, teach yourself this powerful database software the quick and easy way! Using pictures rather than lengthy explanations, this Visual QuickStart Guide takes you from working with records and files to creating and designing databases, printing and networking with FileMaker, and Web publishing with FileMaker in no time. Step-by-step ...
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FileMaker Pro 8 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Overview

Need to learn FileMaker Pro fast? Try a Visual QuickStart Guide!

If you've recently upgraded to FileMaker Pro 8, teach yourself this powerful database software the quick and easy way! Using pictures rather than lengthy explanations, this Visual QuickStart Guide takes you from working with records and files to creating and designing databases, printing and networking with FileMaker, and Web publishing with FileMaker in no time. Step-by-step tasks show you how to use new features like PDF and Excel makers; fast match, fast send, layout alignment, email merge, and table import tools; and popular features like digital image management to organize digital photos with minimal effort and XML support to easily share and integrate data with other applications--even those not running FileMaker. This affordably priced, reference style book also includes a companion Web site with excerpts, tips, related links, and more. You'll be up and running in no time!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132712385
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 6/27/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • File size: 24 MB
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Meet the Author

Longtime journalist and editor Nolan Hester has been working with and writing about computers since the days of the Tandy "Trash-80." He has written numerous books about computers, including the previous editions of this title and Visual QuickStart Guides on Photoshop Album, and Microsoft FrontPage.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Using FileMaker Pro 8 3
Ch. 2 Database basics 13
Ch. 3 FileMaker basics 19
Ch. 4 Viewing records 41
Ch. 5 Finding and sorting records 49
Ch. 6 Using spell check and dictionaries 73
Ch. 7 Printing 81
Ch. 8 Planning databases 87
Ch. 9 Defining fields 93
Ch. 10 Creating relational databases 125
Ch. 11 Creating layouts 143
Ch. 12 Working with objects in layouts 177
Ch. 13 Layout formatting and graphics 197
Ch. 14 Changing formats 225
Ch. 15 Sharing 243
Ch. 16 Publishing on the Web 265
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