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Visual QuickProject Guide: Creating a Database In FileMaker Pro by Steve Schwartz

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Chapter 5. Creating the Blank Forms Layout

Unless you intend to rush home to record your mileage after every business-related trip, you’ll need another way to keep track of trips in your vehicle. Most people simply carry a trip log in the vehicle and record each trip as it occurs.

Although you can buy a trip log at most stationery and business supply stores, it’s just as simple to create one in FileMaker Pro. In this chapter, you’ll create the Blank Forms layout. Later in the book, we’ll create a script that will automatically print a year’s supply of log forms.

Creating the Blank Forms Layout

Create the Layout

Normally, a form like this would be created using FileMaker’s drawing ...

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