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FileMaker Pro - Advanced

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Course Details

FileMaker Pro

Course Duration – One day

Course Objectives

This course covers advanced calculations, data auto-entry, validation, and relationships. You will build advanced layouts and work with complex scripting functions. The course also includes networking functions, such as Web publishing, user accounts, and database security.

Course Content

Field options

  • Advanced value lists
  • Advanced calculations
  • Field auto-entry
  • Field validation
  • Container fields

Many-to-many relationships

  • Relationship types
  • Many-to-many relationship formation
  • Lookups
  • Related table summary

Advanced layouts

  • Layout efficiency boosters
  • Layout parts
  • Object appearance
  • Merge fields
  • Field entry behaviour

Complex scripts

  • Chained scripts
  • Related record scripts
  • Intercepting errors
  • Script parameters
  • Script problems

Networking databases

  • Database security
  • Multiple user access
  • Web publishing

Complex relationships

  • Self-joining relationships
  • Dependent value lists
  • Multiple relationships to one table
  • Complex criteria relationships


FileMaker Pro – Basic, or equivalent knowledge.

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