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We offer both one-one and group onsite training.

We focus our training on the individual customer's needs and FileMaker experience levels. Whether you need basic FM training explaining concepts (layouts, field definitions, validations etc.) of constructing and working with a single file or more advanced focus on issues associated with multiple files such as relationships, web pages and database structure we can train you or your group to be proficient.

T r a i n i n g R a t e s :

$125 an hour

$500 half day

$800 full day

Basic FM Objectives
  • Creating & naming a new file
    • Creating and using a standard template.
  • Fields
    • Field formats
    • Advantages, disadvantages and use of each field format.
    • Creating simple field calculations
    • Validating data.
    • Auto-entry and lookup
    • Breaking up and concatenation of information.
    • Advanced field options such as indexing.
  • Layouts
    • Formats available
    • Adding fields
    • Adding non field components.
    • Collapsing reports based on data.
    • Multiple columns, labels and non-printing options.
    • Using layout parts to summarize, total and breakup data.
  • Scripting
    • Automating simple tasks
    • Text Functions
    • Numeric Functions
    • Status Functions
    • more
Advanced FM Objectives
  • Relationships
    • Creating and options.
    • Types (one-one, one-many, many to many).
    • Creating compound relationships based on multiple fields.
  • File Structures
    • Putting together a data map and solution outline.
    • Field uses with multiple files
    • Creating complex if-then calculations.
  • Layouts
  • Passing data through files
  • Storing data in multiple files (when is it necessary)
  • Portals
  • Scripting
    • Performing actions in multiple files.
    • Scripting error capture.
    • Scripting validation.
  • Passwords, users and groups.
  • Creating a change-able user password and log-in system.
  • Optimizing Speed.
  • Constructing a network, hosting files and FM Server.
  • Creating a web page tied to a database.
  • Real world limitations.