Chapter 20. Converting Systems from Previous Versions of FileMaker Pro

In this chapter

Migration Choices

Converting Files

Preconversion Tasks

Post-Conversion Tasks

Troubleshooting

FileMaker Extra: Converting Web-Enabled Databases

Migration Choices

You’ve likely heard, read, or discovered on your own that the 2004 release of FileMaker Pro 7 brought tremendous changes to the FileMaker product line. The last time the product experienced such a fundamental change was in moving from version 2.1 to 3.0. If you were working with FileMaker back then (way back in 1995), you probably remember that a lot of unlearning, relearning, converting, and rebuilding had to take place. For the first time, in FileMaker Pro 3.0, the product contained such important ...

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