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FileMaker Pro 6 for Windows and MacIntosh: Visual QuickStart Guide by Nolan Hester

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Chapter 1. Using FileMaker Pro 6

Welcome to the Visual QuickStart Guide for FileMaker Pro 6. If you’ve used earlier versions of FileMaker, you know how easy, flexible, and powerful the program is. If this is your first time using FileMaker, you’re in for some pleasant surprises, including discovering how simple it is to share databases across a corporation or the World Wide Web.

Why FileMaker?

Anyone who’s used FileMaker much will readily sing its praises. It’s the most popular Macintosh database program, which explains why many folks assume it’s a Mac-only program. In truth, it’s also the second most popular stand-alone database program for Windows (Windows users account for 60 percent of the program’s users). Anyone who hasn’t used FileMaker may ...

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