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The Bento Book : Beauty and Simplicity in Digital Organization

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Find everything fast...from iCal, Address Book, Apple Mail, even MobileMe and iPhone * Use Bento's stunning templates and themes * Master Smart Collections and other advanced features * Keep a nature/garden log * Manage projects * Create storyboards * And more...much more Bento is the best way to organize your life.Your contacts, events, tasks, projects, stuff, everything.This book makes Bento even better. (And even easier.)Learn how to use everything that's built into Bento...and extend Bento to do even more.Quick. Elegant. Smart. And 100% Mac.That's Bento. And that's the Bento Book.Bento 2 adds new features. Find out what's new and how to use hot relations, export and import Bento libraries, and use new view features.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 178 x 228 x 16mm | 421.84g
  • Que Corporation,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0789738120
  • 9780789738127
  • 981,854

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Find everything fast...from iCal, Address Book, Apple Mail, even MobileMe and iPhone - Use Bento's stunning templates and themes - Master Smart Collections and other advanced features - Keep a nature/garden log - Manage projects - Create storyboards - And more...much more Bento is the best way to organize your life. Your contacts, events, tasks, projects, stuff, everything. This book makes Bento even better. (And even easier.) Learn how to use everything that's built into Bento...and extend Bento
to do even more. Quick. Elegant. Smart. And 100% Mac. That's Bento. And that's the Bento Book. Bento 2 adds new features. Find out what's new and how to use hot relations, export
and import Bento libraries, and use new view features.
show more

Table of contents

Introduction . . . 11 Bento: The Database for the Rest of Us . . . 72 Using the Bento Window . . . 213 Working with Bento Forms . . . 434 Building a Bento Library from Your Own Data . . . 535 Working with Phone, URL, IM, and Address Fields and Lists in Contacts . . . 656 Working with Bento Fields and Calculations . . . 757 Expanding the Inventory Library with Related Records and Collections . . . 938 Using Built-In Bento Libraries for Address Book . . . 1139 Using Built-In Bento Libraries for iCal Tasks and iCal Events . . . 12710 Working with Bento's Projects Library to Use Related Records from iCal Tasks, iCal Events, and Address Book . . . 13911 Designing a Projects Library with Related Notes . . . 15112 Building a Garden/Nature Log . . . 16513 Organizing a Group Project with Bento . . . 17714 Creating a Storyboard with Bento . . . 18915 Importing and Exporting Bento Data and Libraries . . . 19916 Managing an Email List from Constant Contact or Vertical Response with Bento . . . 20717 Bento Quickies . . . 225Index . . . 233
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About Jesse Feiler

Jesse Feiler knows Macs and databases inside out. He's author of Special Edition Using FileMaker 9 and many other books. His day job? Helping small businesses and nonprofits use databases to work smarter, faster, better, and more happily. For book updates, go to www.thebentobook.com.
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