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Filemaker Pro 13 Introduction


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  • Course Delivery: Virtual Classroom
  • Language: English

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This class guides students through the basics of FileMaker Pro 13 including its various modes and how to navigate among records, layouts, tables and files. In the process of creating their database, students will learn how to work other file types such as images and external documents, organize data within the database, and create printable reports.

Course Objectives

  • The FileMaker Platform
  • Navigate a FileMaker solution
  • View and modify data in a solution
  • Find and sort data in a solution
  • Planning a solution to solve the right problems
  • Import data into a FileMaker solution
  • Create tables, fields, and relationships for your data
  • Use themes, styles, guides and other FileMaker design tools
  • Create interfaces for iOS devices
  • Create efficient interfaces for the user
  • Calculations, Scripting and Reporting
  • Integration with other business systems
  • Security
  • Sharing and deployment of your solution to other users


Topics Covered

  • Learn how the products in the FileMaker Platform work together. Identify requirements for building, assessing, and hosting FileMaker solutions, and compare and contrast FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Go. See what pre-built templates, or Starter Solutions, come with FileMaker Pro and how you can start using them right away. Plus, understand the capabilities of FileMaker Pro Advanced, and read about real-world use cases.

  • Learn how to navigate layouts and understand different ways to view and edit your data. Perform complex finds, extend and constrain found sets, make use of operators in your search criteria, and practice ways to sort data in a solution.

  • Identify the steps to a good design process as well as the basic principles for starting a project. Identify common file formats that can be converted by FileMaker Pro 13. Begin building your own practice solution by importing data from Excel.

  • Create fields and tables using key features such as the Manage Database Dialog and the Field Picker. Get a basic overview of relational design such as one-to-many and many-to-many relationships so you can reduce the need to enter the same data multiple times or in multiple places.

  • Learn the importance of good user interface design and best practices when creating solutions for iOS devices. Experiment with applying styles and themes in layouts to create a visually attractive user interface. Get familiar with placing objects on a layout, and use the grids, guides and stencils tools available in FileMaker Pro to create a uniform and consistent interface. Add functionality to your practice solution by creating a portal, tab control, panel control, popover and Web Viewer.

  • Learn the basics of calculations, scripting and reporting in FileMaker Pro 13 through step-by-step activities building your own practice solution. Then find out how FileMaker Pro can integrate with other business systems. And finally, get introduced to the built-in security capabilities and learn about the methods of sharing and deploying a solution to other users.


To ensure the successful completion of Filemaker Pro 13 Introduction, we recommend completion of one of the following courses, or equivalent knowledge:Familiarity with the basic functions of their computer’s operating system. Students should also have the basic word processing and office productivity skills.


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