FileMaker Pro 12: The Missing Manual
|Author||: Susan Prosser|
|Publisher||: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."|
|Total Pages||: 958|
|Rating||: 4/5 (96 Downloads)|
Book excerpt: You don’t have to be a techie to use FileMaker Pro 12, but you do need to know what you’re doing. With this crystal-clear guide, you’ll learn how to create a powerful database that lets you do almost anything with your data. Whether you’re running a business, printing a catalog, or planning a wedding, you’ll learn how to customize your database and put it to work. The important stuff you need to know: Get started. Tour FileMaker Pro’s features and create your first database in minutes. Catalog your data. View, sort, and shape information in dozens of ways. Create professional documents. Publish reports, invoices, and other documents with ease. Harness processing power. Use calculations and scripts to crunch numbers, search text, and automate tasks. Add visual power and clarity. Create colorful charts to illustrate and summarize your data. Think like a developer. Dive into the high-level features of FileMaker Pro Advanced.