Chapter 2. FileMaker 12 New Features

This chapter presents a broad overview of the many new features and benefits of the FileMaker 12 product line. If you’re thinking of upgrading from a previous version, this chapter will give you an idea of the benefits that await you; if you’re already using FileMaker 12, use this overview to ensure you’re taking full advantage of everything the newest version has to offer.

For a full listing of the features introduced with each version of FileMaker, see Chapter 22, “FileMaker Version and Feature History.”

New File Format

FileMaker 12 introduces a new file format: fmp12. You need to convert files created using the older fp7 file format before you can use them with any product in the FileMaker 12 family. ...

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