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

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Chapter 18. Publishing on the Web

With FileMaker’s Instant Web Publishing component any computer with a Web browser can view and (if you allow it) even edit FileMaker data (Figure 18.1).

The Instant Web Publishing feature makes it easy to generate Web pages that let Web users take advantage of virtually all FileMaker’s database powers.

Figure 18.1. The Instant Web Publishing feature makes it easy to generate Web pages that let Web users take advantage of virtually all FileMaker’s database powers.

Thanks to buttons in the Instant Web Publishing layouts, which run behind-the-scenes scripts, Web users can perform many of the same actions once limited to machines running FileMaker itself. They can search records, update information, sort tables—the list goes on. A company’s sales force, for example, ...

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