Chapter 19

Personal Data Sharing

Introduction

Databases become more valuable when you can share them over a network, especially in an office environment. Different users have access to the same information, and many people can be involved in data entry. FileMaker Pro allows both Macintosh and Windows users to share the same database files transparently on the same network at the same time. As more people are working away from the office, the fact that FileMaker can share files remotely by way of a modem and the Internet makes it all the more valuable.

The information in this chapter may not apply to everyone. It’s mostly instructional and we won’t be adding any functionality to our files. If your files will not be used on a network, this will ...

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