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

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Chapter 4. Viewing Records

As eager as you might be to start creating your own database, the truth is you’ll spend most of your time using FileMaker to view and modify existing records. Whether it’s zipping through a big corporate health benefits database or working with your personal cookie recipes, knowing how to get around FileMaker records efficiently will save you lots of work over the long haul.

Opening a File

If you’re working alone and this is your first time using FileMaker, you may not have any records to view. Never fear. To spare you the bother of having to create some records just for viewing, we’ll be using some of the existing records that came with your copy of FileMaker. If you already have a FileMaker database to work with, feel ...

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