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    DescriptionFileMaker Pro 9: The Missing Manual is the clear, thorough and accessible guide to the latest version of this popular desktop database program. FileMaker Pro lets you do almost anything with the information you give it. You can print corporate reports, plan your retirement, or run a small country -- if you know what you're doing. This book helps non-technical folks like you get in, get your database built, and get the results you need. Pronto.The new edition gives novices and experienced users the scoop on versions 8.5 and 9. It offers complete coverage of timesaving new features such as the Quick Start screen that lets you open or a create a database in a snap, the handy "save to" buttons for making Excel documents or PDFs, the multiple level Undo and Redo commands let you step backwards through your typing tasks, and much more. With FileMaker Pro 9: The Missing Manual, you can: 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.Learn to use layout tools to organize the appearance of your database.Use your data to generate reports, correspondence and other documents with ease.Create, connect, and manage multiple tables and set up complex relationships that show you just the data you need.Crunch numbers, search text, or pin down dates and times with dozens of built-in formulas.Automate repetitive tasks with FileMaker Pro 9's easy-to-learn scripting language.Protect your database with passwords and set up privileges to determine what others can do once they gain entry.Outfit your database for the Web and import and export data to other formats.Each chapter in the book contains "living examples" -- downloadable tutorials that help you learn how to build a database by actually doing it. You also get plenty of sound, objective advice that lets you know which features are really useful, and which ones you'll barely touch. To make the most of FileMaker Pro 9, you need the book that should have been in the box.


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    Title
    Filemaker Pro 9 the Missing Manual
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Geoff Coffey, By (author) Susan Prosser
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 778
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 44 mm
    Weight: 1,302 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780596514136
    ISBN 10: 0596514131
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.2
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 01
    B&T Merchandise Category: COM
    DC22: 005.7565
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 005.74
    Ingram Subject Code: XD
    B&T Approval Code: A93905500
    BISAC V2.8: COM021000
    B&T General Subject: 228
    BISAC V2.8: COM084010
    BIC subject category V2: UNSF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 29
    LC classification: QA76.9.D3 C62683 2007
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: UNS
    Publisher
    O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
    Imprint name
    O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
    Publication date
    24 August 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Sebastopol
    Author Information
    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.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 has developed FileMaker databases for 12 years, but returns to her roots by training and writing curriculum for other developers.