2. Creating Your First Database

In Chapter 1, “Welcome to FileMaker Pro,” you learned about databases in general, and about some of the powerful and amazing things you can do with databases created with FileMaker Pro. In this chapter, you launch FileMaker Pro and create your first database using a template (what FileMaker refers to as a Starter Solution). In upcoming chapters, you use this database to get to know your way around FileMaker, to learn important FileMaker concepts, and more.

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