FileMaker Pro 10: The Missing Manual

FileMaker Pro 10: The Missing Manual

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By (author) Susan Prosser, By (author) Geoff Coffey

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  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
  • Format: Paperback | 809 pages
  • Dimensions: 178mm x 232mm x 43mm | 1,034g
  • Publication date: 6 February 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Sebastopol
  • ISBN 10: 0596154232
  • ISBN 13: 9780596154233
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, figures
  • Sales rank: 439,488

Product description

The FileMaker Pro 10 desktop database lets you do almost anything with the information you give it - especially with this book as your guide. Clear, thorough, and accessible, "FileMaker Pro 10: The Missing Manual" helps you get in, build your database, and get the results you need, whether you're running a business, pursuing a hobby, or planning your retirement. It's the ideal guide for non-technical and experienced folks alike. Each chapter in this fully updated edition covers the latest time-saving features of FileMaker Pro 10, including saved finds and a redesigned toolbar that reveals information and features more clearly than ever. You'll learn how to import information from the new Bento consumer database (Mac only), write scripts to make your database even easier to use, and send email without leaving FileMaker. This book helps you: get your first database running in minutes and perform basic tasks right away; catalog people, processes, and things with streamlined data entry and sorting tools; use your data to generate reports, correspondence, and other documents with ease; create, connect, and manage multiple tables and set up complex relationships that display just the data you need; crunch numbers, search text, or pin down dates and times with dozens of built-in formulas; and, outfit your database for the Web, and import and export data to other formats. You'll also get objective advice on which features are really useful, and which aren't. To make the most of this database, you need "FileMaker Pro 10: The Missing Manual" - the book that should have been in the box.

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Author information

Susan Prosser is a reformed journalist who's stopped trying to bring information to the people and now helps them manage the data they already have. Susan is a FileMaker Certified Developer and has developed FileMaker databases for 12 years, but returns to her roots by training and writing curriculum for other developers.Geoff Coffey has been helping people solve problems with FileMaker Pro for over 10 years. He is a partner at Six Fried Rice (http://sixfriedrice.com/), a FileMaker Pro consulting and training firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. Six Fried Rice brings the power and simplicity of FileMaker Pro to individuals, workgroups, enterprise, and the web through world-class training, expert advice, and custom development. He lives in downtown Phoenix with his wife of 14 years and his two daughters, Isabel (9) and Sophia (5). If you're a FileMaker fan, you can reach Geoff any time at geoff@sixfriedrice.com.

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"Fazit: Für Einsteiger, Umsteiger und ambitionierte 'Hobby-Entwickler' sind alle Themen fundiert, gut verständlich und umfassend behandelt - empfehlenswert." - FileMaker Magazin, Mai 2009