FileMaker Pro 3 for Macintosh

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Peachpit Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Computers - 236 pages
An easy-to-use cross-platform guide to the most popular relational database, FileMaker Pro 4 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide is a task-oriented tool for mastering one of the most popular database programs. Claris's powerful package allows users -- from individuals to corporate work groups and small businesses -- to have convenient, cost-effective access to databases. Version 4 of FileMaker Pro answers the widest range of database needs -- from transforming Microsoft Excel spreadsheets into databases in just seconds to operating a retail business on the Web using built-in CGI tools. And its enhanced Send Mail feature makes mass and bulk mailings of e-mail simple.This guide serves both as a tutorial to FileMaker Pro 4 and, for more experienced users, as an easy-access reference. Macintosh, Windows, and Windows NT users will all benefit from this guide's easy approach to learning.

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Contents

FileMaker Pro 3 concepts
1
Data access editing
15
Duplicating a record
21
Layouts parts
27
Working with fields
49
Formatting text fields
67
Advanced
85
Adding text graphics
95
Relational concepts
149
Importing
161
Mail merge
171
Modems networks
189
Appendix A Functional Formulas
195
Appendix B Installing FileMaker Pro 3
205
Apple Events
211
Appendix E Script commands
217

Calculated fields
107
Sorting finding data
121
Scripts buttons
135
Index
229
Copyright

About the author (1996)

Brown is a long time copmuter user & researcher for Sentius Corporation.

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