|About the Book|
Learn FileMaker Pro 5.0 is designed to teach the fundamentals of this cross-platform relational database program to both Macintosh and PC users, while also providing more advanced topics for intermediate users. Beginners learn the basic elements of FileMaker in a straightforward, logical manner, complete with hands-on exercises and chapter quizzes. For those who have experience with FileMaker, the book includes information on troubleshooting and debugging scripts, creating a report based on a date range, and how to turn a field into a button. By the time readers complete this book, they will have a set of files they can use to keep track of customers and invoices.The appendixes address issues such as network error messages and technical support. In addition, an extensive index with more than 2,500 entries guides the reader to specific FileMaker topics.The companion CD-ROM contains the example files in both Windows and Macintosh formats, along with other FileMaker developer solutions and plug-ins.