A User’s Guide to Claris FileMaker Pro
Everything you need to know about FileMaker, but were afraid to ask.
A User's Guide to Claris FileMaker Pro gives people an opportunity to become super users of the solution, even if they aren't necessarily wanting to be developers. This course is specifically geared towards teaching students how to use the Claris FileMaker product for everything up to – but not including – development. It will help a novice user become a power user. There are a great many features one can apply without having to know anything about programming.
By taking the course, you will become familiar with and understand the basic usage of all the platform’s features. You also will understand the basic technical terminology related to the platform so that you will be able to communicate better with Claris FileMaker developers, even if you don't want to become a developer yourself.
This course will uncover new – or little-known – features that are beneficial for people new to Claris Pro as well as users who have worked with the platform for years. It also is a great resource for companies who rely upon Claris solutions to operate their businesses. This course can be used as a tool to train new staff on the basics of their FileMaker solution.
Understanding Claris Pro Basic Terminology
Opening Files / Creating a Favorite
Claris Pro Modes
Using the Menus
Changing Your Password
Add, Edit, Commit, and Delete records
Finding Records (Basic)
Finding Records (Advanced)
Finding Records (Multiple Criteria - AND/OR finds)
Finding Records (Constrain and Extend)
"Saved Finds" (Create and Edit)
Replace Data on Multiple Records
Data Entry Helpers and Formatting
Send Records as a Snapshot Link
Save As PDF
Save As Excel
Working with Attached Files and Documents
Open a File With Claris Go
Congratulations and What's Next?
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Enroll in this FREE course to review our entire catalog of FileMaker platform videos where we discuss the features of each version. And watch for additional tips & trick videos that provide you with downloadable unlocked FileMaker sample file.
$299.00 / year
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Turning Claris FileMaker Pro novices into power users
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