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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

Popovers, Slide Control, Swipe Gestures, iOS Keyboards

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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

Discussing issues with 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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Sharing & Serving Legacy Versions Discussions

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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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You got the data in now you need it out without mowing down a forest!

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The Left Brain

Complex calculations, advanced scripting and other mind boggling topics.

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Creating graphical user interface, designs & layout, and adding that little human touch...

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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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Shrink Wrap Solution Developers

Discussions for developers producing and distributing shrink wrap solutions.

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360 Works General Support

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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

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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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Comm-Unity Networking Systems (CNS)

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Professional FileMaker Training

Find out about professional 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

Reference Materials: Web Sites, Books, Videos, Training, etc.

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Solutions Wanted

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Making A Living

Is FileMaker development your core business? Discuss the business of being in business or relating to the dynamics of working as an in house developer or in the educational sector.

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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 Pro 10

General Product Discussion of new features of FM10

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FileMaker Legacy Versions 7 – 9

These are discussions for the legacy version of filemaker 7 - 9 with the extension of .fp7

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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™ by FileMaker Inc.

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

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Discuss features that you wish to see in the next version of FileMaker products.

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FileMaker Developers Conference

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