FileMaker 14 Essential Training Released on lynda.com

Posted on May 12, 2015


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 In this course, Cris Ippolite walks through the essential FileMaker Pro skills, from creating tables to managing fields and records and working with layouts. The course shows how to find and sort data, create reports, import and export data, create scripts, and diagram relationships, and more.

Learn how to design and build smart, secure databases with FileMaker Pro 14—the database solution used everywhere from home offices to Fortune 500 companies all around the world. Cris Ippolite, drawing on years of experience with clients at his own development firm, iSolutions, walks through the essential FileMaker Pro skills, from creating tables and fields to designing layouts that display your data in a smart way. He’ll also show you how to find and sort data, create reports, import and export data, write scripts, diagram relationships, and more. Watch now to start learning how to build your first database from scratch.

Topics include:

  • Comparing flat vs. relational databases
  • Creating databases from starter solutions
  • Determining what tables you need
  • Understanding relationship types
  • Defining key fields and creating relationships between tables
  • Creating and working with fields, including container fields
  • Creating, duplicating, editing, and deleting records
  • Importing and exporting data
  • Working with layout themes
  • Using layout parts and tools
  • Formatting layout objects
  • Finding and sorting data
  • Creating value lists
  • Printing and saving
  • Building reports, including subsummary reports and quick charts
  • Using the Calculation dialog
  • Creating and triggering scripts in the Script workspace
  • Working with script triggers