Using FileMaker Bento

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1: Bento: The Database for the Rest of Us
    1. Show Me Media 1.1—A video about using the Bento Window 00:05:14
    2. Show Me Media 1.2—A video about setting Bento preferences 00:03:49
  2. Chapter 2: Using the Bento Window
    1. Show Me Media 2.1—A video about creating a Notes library 00:03:30
    2. Show Me Media 2.2—A video about using the Navigation Bar 00:04:28
    3. Show Me Media 2.3—A video about creating a new record 00:03:02
    4. Show Me Media 2.4—A video about printing records in Bento 00:03:55
    5. Tell Me More Media 2.5—A discussion about the issues with pasting data into table views 00:06:25
  3. Chapter 3: Working with Bento Forms
    1. Show Me Media 3.1—A video about how to duplicate and rename a form 00:03:43
    2. Tell Me More Media 3.2—A discussion about how, when, and why to use form tools 00:05:27
    3. Show Me Media 3.3—A video about applying a new theme to a form 00:03:12
    4. Show Me Media 3.4—A video about copying a form within a library 00:03:36
  4. Chapter 4: Building a Bento Library from Your Own Data
    1. Show Me Media 4.1—A video about using file references in Bento 00:05:12
    2. Tell Me More Media 4.2—A discussion about checking your data conversion 00:05:15
    3. Show Me Media 4.3—A video about importing data into a new Bento 00:05:45
    4. Show Me Media 4.4—A video about cleaning up a spreadsheet to import 00:05:40
  5. Chapter 5: Working with Phone, URL, IM, and Address Fields and Lists in Contacts
    1. Show Me Media 5.1—A video about entering contact data 00:04:04
    2. Show Me Media 5.2—A video about using a field and a list 00:04:25
    3. Show Me Media 5.3—A video about editing contact data 00:03:10
    4. Tell Me More Media 5.4—A discussion about time-shifting your work by using Bento Buttons 00:05:14
  6. Chapter 6: Working with Bento Fields and Calculations
    1. Show Me Media 6.1—A video about deleting, duplicating, and renaming a field 00:03:05
    2. Show Me Media 6.2—A video about creating a date/time field 00:04:06
    3. Show Me Media 6.3—A video about creating a calculation 00:05:38
    4. Tell Me More Media 6.4—A discussion about changing field 00:06:55
  7. Chapter 7: Expanding the Inventory Library with Related Data Fields and Collections
    1. Show Me Media 7.1—A video about creating an Ins & Outs library 00:04:30
    2. Show Me Media 7.2—A video about creating a relationship by dragging a library onto a form 00:04:03
    3. Show Me Media 7.3—A video about adding a related data field 00:03:18
    4. Show Me Media 7.4—A video about adding data to a related field 00:04:21
    5. Show Me Media 7.5—A video about adding a related data field and its data 00:04:38
  8. Chapter 9: Sharing Data with Other Bento Users
    1. Show Me Media 9.1—A video about setting up Bento sharing 00:04:57
    2. Show Me Media 9.2—A video about connecting to shared libraries and databases 00:03:03
    3. Tell Me More Media 9.3—A discussion about implementing the best security 00:06:33
    4. Show Me Media 9.4—A video about working with locked fields 00:06:03
  9. Chapter 10: Using Built-In Bento Libraries for Address Book and iPhoto
    1. Tell Me More Media 10.1—A discussion about working with Address Book Groups and Smart Collections 00:06:02
    2. Show Me Media 10.2—A video about setting up iPhone synchronization with iTunes 00:05:10
    3. Show Me Media 10.3—A video about using data detectors 00:03:15
    4. Show Me Media 10.4—A video about using the iPhoto library 00:03:40
  10. Chapter 11: Using Built-In Bento Libraries for iCal Tasks and iCal Events
    1. Show Me Media 11.1—A video about searching iCal 00:03:35
    2. Tell Me More Media 11.2—A discussion about the iCal data structure 00:05:46
    3. Show Me Media 11.3—A video about using Mail’s data detectors with iCal 00:04:12
    4. Show Me Media 11.4—A video about synchronizing iCal events 00:06:01
  11. Chapter 12: Working with Bento’s Projects Library to Use Related Records from iCal Tasks, iCal Events, Apple Mail and Address
    1. Tell Me More Media 12.1—A discussion about getting the most out of data integration 00:05:12
    2. Show Me Media 12.2—A video about creating a good Bento form design 00:04:36
    3. Show Me Media 12.3—A video about adding an image to your form with an image box 00:04:25
    4. Show Me Media 12.4—A video about adding related records 00:04:30
  12. Chapter 13: Designing a Projects Library to Share on Your LAN and Synchronize with Your iPhone
    1. Tell Me More Media 13.1—A discussion about related records 00:05:40
    2. Show Me Media 13.2—A video about creating a related notes table 00:04:25
    3. Show Me Media 13.3—A video about going to and from related records 00:03:42
    4. Show Me Media 13.4—A video about enhancing the relationship 00:04:03
  13. Chapter 14: Importing and Exporting Bento Data and Libraries
    1. Show Me Media 14.1—A video about creating a new table for imported data 00:06:16
    2. Show Me Media 14.2—A video about importing data by pasting into table view 00:03:05
    3. Show Me Media 14.3—A video about exporting Bento data 00:03:53
    4. Tell Me More Media 14.4—A discussion about design considerations for templates 00:06:05
  14. Chapter 15: Using the Bento Template Exchange
    1. Show Me Media 15.1—A video about exploring the Bento Template Exchange 00:04:55

Product information

  • Title: Using FileMaker Bento
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: May 2010
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 9780132378048