Learning FileMaker Pro 13 - A Practical Guide

An Essential Practical FileMaker Tutorial The Shows How To Unlock The Power Of FileMaker. No Prior Experience Required
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  • Languages English
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Published 8/2014 English

Course Description

This FileMaker Pro 13 training course from Infinite Skills teaches you the basics of managing your data using the FileMaker Pro database. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no previous experience with FileMaker is required.


You will start by learning about the new features in FileMaker Pro 13, then jump into covering important database concepts, preliminary data design, and the basics of data security. Ray will then teach you how to build the interface, including using the layout tools, creating and formatting objects, and setting the tab order. This video tutorial will also cover how to add visual power, work with data, the fundamentals of database design, automation options, and calculation basics. Finally, you will learn about relationship techniques, such as using join tables and sorting related data, as well as deployment considerations, including single user systems and backups and file handling.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have a solid understanding of how to create your own database using FileMaker. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

What are the requirements?

  • PC or Mac

What am I going to get from this course?

  • To learn the core fundamentals of using FileMaker
  • Learn how to create, use and secure FileMaker databases
  • Learn how to script, automate and use calculations to manipulate your data

What is the target audience?

  • Beginners to FileMaker 13

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
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0101 Overview
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05:30
0102 Getting Going With FileMaker
Preview
06:07
0103 Starting A Database From Scratch
08:02
0104 Starting With The Manage Database Dialog
04:12
0105 The Language Of FileMaker
05:51
0106 Getting Used To The Status Toolbar - Part 1
10:53
0107 Getting Used To The Status Toolbar - Part 2
07:10
0108 Setting Up FileMaker Preferences
14:24
0109 Working With Data - Creating Records
07:28
0110 Basics Of Finding And Sorting
10:09
0111 How To Access Your Working Files
03:22
Section 2: New Features In FileMaker Pro 13
0201 Overview Of FileMaker Pro 13
02:27
0202 The Environment Chooser And Layout Builder
02:28
0203 The FileMaker Field Picker
06:25
0204 Using The Slide Control Object
03:29
0205 New Possibilities With Popovers
03:55
0206 Inspector Updates For Hidden Attributes
05:03
0207 List View Modernization
02:36
0208 Programmatic Object Visibility
02:28
0209 Custom Themes And Styles
07:13
0210 Extended Layout Mode Undo
03:03
0211 Other Layout Mode Refinements
02:43
0212 FileMaker WebDirect - FMS
03:42
0213 Encryption Of Files At Rest - FMPA
04:11
0214 iOS-Specific Enhancements
03:11
0215 Enhanced Interface Controls
04:05
0216 Minimum Supported Client Version Control
01:48
0217 Upload To FileMaker Server
04:15
0218 New Scripting Capabilities
08:42
0219 New Script Triggers
02:52
0220 Extended Calculation Power
06:28
Section 3: What Belongs Where?
0301 Important Database Concepts
04:06
0302 Why Relationships Matter
15:18
0303 Modes Of Operation
04:57
0304 Basic Anatomy
03:55
0305 Preliminary Data Design
06:10
0306 Creating Structure For Your Data - Part 1
08:25
0307 Creating Structure For Your Data - Part 2
08:02
0308 Building Different Views
12:16
0309 Setting Up User Navigation
08:08
0310 Basics Of Data Security
04:37
0311 Controlling File Access
06:29
0312 FileMaker Pro Advanced - Features Overview
05:35
Section 4: Building The Interface
0401 Layouts And Context
05:51
0402 Using Layout Tools
09:15
0403 Creating And Formatting Objects
05:12
0404 Controlling Object Size And Position
02:54
0405 Layout Parts In Action
02:16
0406 FileMaker Visual Design
04:47
0407 Helping The User With Visual Cues
05:02
0408 Setting The Tab Order
03:49
0409 Objects And Associated Actions 05. Adding Visual Power
04:08
Section 5: Adding Visual Power
0501 Setting Up Buttons
03:35
0502 Tab Control Objects
06:07
0503 Portals And Their Uses
04:23
0504 The World Of Web Viewers
03:52
0505 Specifying Tooltips
02:11
0506 Conditional Formatting
03:53
0507 Autosizing Objects
02:25
0508 Basic Data Presentation
07:18
Section 6: The Basics Of Working With Data
0601 Aids To Data Entry
05:38
0602 Committing Or Reverting Changes
04:23
0603 Values And Lists
04:02
0604 Shortcuts And Alternate Methods
03:08
0605 Finding And Omitting
05:38
0606 Finding Matching Records
02:55
0607 Compound Searches
02:15
0608 Multi-Request Finds
04:27
0609 Constraining And Extending
03:55
0610 Sorting And Summarizing
06:24
0611 Accessing Related Data
04:51
0612 Summarizing Related Data
03:55
0613 Incorporating Charts
05:12
0614 Importing And Exporting Data
05:18
0615 Saving And Sending Data
02:29
Section 7: Database Design Fundamentals
0701 Tables And Table Occurrences
06:55
0702 Fields And Data Type
04:37
0703 Global Field Behaviour
03:37
0704 Setting Up Basic Calculations
08:31
0705 Coding Logic
05:52
0706 Stored And Unstored Calculations
05:46
0707 Working With The Relationships Graph
09:58
Section 8: Automation Options
0801 Following The Script
03:40
0802 Creating A Script
08:39
0803 Actions In Sequence
05:40
0804 Script Editing Basics
11:25
0805 Working With Named Objects
07:22
0806 Scripted Navigation
04:25
0807 Scripting Conditional Sequences
06:53
0808 Scripting With Loops
05:58
0809 Buttons And Triggers
07:18

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