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FileMaker Pro 5 Bible
     

FileMaker Pro 5 Bible

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by Steven A. Schwartz
 

Completely revised for the latest FileMaker version, FileMaker Pro 5 Bible keeps you up to speed with this sophisticated database program.

Whether you're a database newbie looking for step-by-step instructions or a FileMaker veteran searching for inside tips and shortcuts, this comprehensive cross-platform guide is the only one you need. Explore

Overview

Completely revised for the latest FileMaker version, FileMaker Pro 5 Bible keeps you up to speed with this sophisticated database program.

Whether you're a database newbie looking for step-by-step instructions or a FileMaker veteran searching for inside tips and shortcuts, this comprehensive cross-platform guide is the only one you need. Explore everything from fundamental database concepts and procedures to the latest tools added for Version 5 in this guide; individual sections address:

  • Database design basics, including tools and layout possibilities
  • Data entry and edit features
  • Search and sort options
  • Advanced database functions like calculations, computations, automation, data exchange, and template construction
  • Web publishing, creating workgroups, and linking to other databases
  • Developing databases for clients
The enclosed CD-ROM holds a massive collection of ready-to-run FileMaker Pro templates, example databases, demos, and utilities. Refer to it as you get up and running or later on if you need help with the more advanced topics covered in the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764534065
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/30/1999
Series:
Bible Series
Pages:
756
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.75(d)

Meet the Author

About the Author In 1978, Dr. Steven Schwartz bought his first microcomputer, a new Apple II+. Determined to find a way to make money with it, he began writing software reviews, BASIC programs, and user tips for Nibble magazine. Shortly thereafter, he was made a contributing editor. During the past 20 years, Steven has written hundreds of articles for more than a dozen computer magazines. He currently writes for Macworld magazine. He was also a founding editor of Software Digest, as well as business editor for MACazine. From 1985 to 1990, he was the director of technical services for Funk Software. Steven is the author of nearly 40 books, including Macworld Guide to Claris Works 2, Macworld Claris Works 2.0/2.1 Companion, Macworld Claris Works 3.0 Bible, Macworld Claris Works 4.0 Bible, Macworld Claris Works Office Bible, Macworld FileMaker Pro 2.0/2.1 Bible, Macworld FileMaker Pro 3.0 Bible, FileMaker Pro 4 Bible, and dozens of popular game strategy guides. Steven has a Ph.D. in psychology and presently lives in the fictional town of Lizard Spit, Arizona, where he writes books and reviews, consults on game development issues, and complains about the heat. He can be contacted via e-mail at fmprobible@hotmail.com.

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FileMaker Pro 5 Bible 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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I found with this book is that it contained a wealth of information and hints and tricks that novices right through to experts will find helpful.