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FileMaker® Pro 13 Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Tim Dietrich

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8. Exporting Records

In Chapter 5, “Importing Records,” you learned how to use FileMaker’s import function to load records into a database using data stored in other files. FileMaker provides a similar function that you can use to get data out of a FileMaker database, so that it can be used in other applications. That function is the export function.

In this chapter, you export data from your Contacts database to a file in a different format. If you don’t already have your Contacts database open, go ahead and open it now.

Preparing to Export

When exporting data from FileMaker, ...

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