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2. Exploring the Application

Mark Conway Munro

(1)Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

In this chapter, we will start exploring the FileMaker Pro Advanced application, covering the following topics:

  • Installing and launching FileMaker Pro

  • Default windows

  • Application preferences

  • Default menu bar

  • Contextual menus

Installing and Launching FileMaker Pro

If you haven’t already done so, take a moment to install the FileMaker Pro application. To ensure access to every developer feature and everything discussed in this book, install FileMaker Pro Advanced.

Launching the Installer

Once you have purchased and downloaded a copy of FileMaker Pro, locate and double-click ...

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