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FileMaker 13 General Discussion

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FileMaker Server 13

Deploy, Configure, Manage a FileMaker Pro Server
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Brand new FileMaker 13 WebDirect is a replacement for IWP. Using HTML 5 and CSS.

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FileMaker Go for iPhone & iPad

Discuss the latest addition to the FileMaker Family - Get your database on the go!

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FileMaker 13 Interface Features

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Jr. Developers Forum

Discussions becoming or working as a Junior Developer in the FileMaker Community.

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Data Analysis

Discussions about statistics, business intelligence, data visualization, machine learning, or whatever other flavor of data analysis you want.

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Articles, Tips, Techniques & Solutions

Member contributions including articles, tips, tricks & techniques. Please provide links to previously posted threads, and demo or sample files & open source solutions. Discussion and dialog for implementation and development.

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FileMaker Marketplace Discussions

Discussions on submitted files from members.

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Security Concepts

Accounts & Privileges & Passwords. Information you need to know about security concepts.

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Intellectual Property

Discussions in protecting all your hard work.

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FileMaker Server 13

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FileMaker Server 12

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FileMaker Server 11

General discussion about FM Server 11

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External Server Authentication

Configuring and administration of FM Server using Active Directory & Open Directory

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Discussions of Legacy versions of FileMaker Server & Peer to Peer Sharing.

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FQL or FileMaker Query Language

Discussions about Execute SQL function, and SQL syntax for your your database logic.

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Remote Container Fields

Discussions regarding remote container fields for FM12 and FMS12

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Calculation Engine (Define Fields)

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Field Types, Field Options, and those wonderful Calculation Functions!

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Creating and developing relationships, creating children, avoiding orphans.

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External Data Sources

Implementing and utilizing External Data (SQL) Sources (ESS) in your solution.

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Managing Scripts

Writing efficient automated tasks with scripts, managing complex business logic, passing parameters, debugging and error trapping.

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Finding & Searching

Using the find mode and or relationships to search or find record sets.

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Importing & Exporting

Getting data in and out of FileMaker.

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Value Lists

Working with value lists, pop up lists, conditional menus, radio buttons, and check boxes.

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Custom Functions

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General Discussions on developing custom functions with FileMaker Advanced

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Adding charting to FileMaker Pro

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Script Triggers

Event models and how to implement script triggers.

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Conditional Formatting

A new feature of FMP 9 allows you to conditionally format layout object.

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Portals, how when and where.

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Topics about formatting layouts & parts for labels, envelopes, sub summaries.

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Custom Themes in FM12

Discussions regarding FileMaker 12's themes and how to modify them.

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Web Viewer

Everything you need to know about the Web Viewer feature in FMP 8.5.

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Tab Panel Control

Using the built in tabbed interface in FM8

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Tool Tips

Tips and tricks using Tool Tips

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Custom Menus

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Advanced & Developer Features

Runtimes, Design Report, etc.

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OS Level Database Automation

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Save steps learn how to automate your solution.

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Reports, Printing & Publication

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The Left Brain

Complex calculations, advanced scripting and other mind boggling topics.

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Upgrading & Migration

Transition, upgrade, migrate your legacy solutions.

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The Separation Model

Learn & discuss the pros and cons of developing & maintaining the separation of data & schema.

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Development Standards

Explore "standards" adopted by developers. Implementation and documentation. Don't start from scratch.

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Discussions on what makes a database 'tick'. Non-tech background on database design.

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Damaged / Corrupt File Problems

discussions on file related issues and procedures for recovering your files.

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Discussions for developers producing and distributing shrink wrap solutions.

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MirrorSync by 360Works

Discussions about MirrorSync, a FileMaker synchronization tool that links FileMaker Server to FileMaker Go and FileMaker Pro.

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SuperContainer by 360 Works

Discussions on how to implement and deploy SuperContainer by 360Works.

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ScriptMaster by 360 Works

Discussions regarding ScriptMaster plugin allowing you to run Java code directly within FileMaker. Share, compare and discuss your code.

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FTPeek by 360 Works

FTPeek is a Universal Binary FTP Plugin for FileMaker that supports encrypted transfers, scheduled server operation, and uploads/downloads directly to FileMaker text and container fields.

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360Works Email Plugin

Discussions on how to implement and deploy Email Plugin by 360Works.

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DocuBin by 360 Works

360Works DocuBin is a full-featured document management solution created with FileMaker. Please use this discussion area to post any questions and suggestions you have.

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Zulu – FileMaker, iCal & Google Calendar.

Discussions and support for Zulu, which syncs FileMaker to iCal and Google Calendar.

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FM Starting Point - General Discussions

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Authorized Training

Find out about authorized training courses across the globe from a variety of instructors. Discuss training courses and find the best course to suit your needs. Prepare yourself for certification.

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FileMaker Plug-Ins

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FileMaker Resources

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FileMaker Pro 12

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FileMaker Pro 11

General Product Discussion of new features of FM11

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FileMaker Legacy Versions 7 – 9

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FileMaker Legacy fp3 and fp5

Older officially end of life version of the FileMaker family product line, files with the extension fp3, fp5

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Bento is a personal database for the Leopard (10.5.x)

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FileMaker Developers Conference

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