Make information work for you with the FileMaker Pro 11 desktop database and FileMaker Pro 11: The Missing Manual. This book helps you get started, build your database, and produce results, whether you're running a business, pursuing a hobby, or planning your retirement. It's a thorough, accessible guide for new, non-technical users, as well as those with more experience. Each chapter in this fully updated edition covers the timesaving features of FileMaker Pro 11. You'll also get objective advice on which features are really useful, and which aren't. Along the way, FileMaker Pro 11: The Missing Manual uses real-world examples to show you how to build well-structured databases from the start. * Get your first database running in minutes and perform basic tasks right away * Catalog people, processes, and things with streamlined data entry and sorting tools * Use your data to generate reports, invoices, and other documents with ease * Create, connect, and manage multiple tables and set up complex relationships that display just the data you need * Crunch numbers, search text, or pin down dates and times with dozens of built-in formulas * Outfit your database for the Web, and import and export data to other formats
Susan Prosser is a reformed journalist who's stopped trying to bring information to the people and now helps them manage the data they already have. She is a FileMaker Certified Developer and has developed FileMaker databases for 12 years, and also trains and writes curricula for other developers. Stuart Gripman is the founder of Crooked Arm Corp, a full-service FileMaker Pro consulting and development firm based in Berkeley, California. A FileMaker Certified Developer, he has written for both Macworld and MacLife.