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  1. The New FileMaker Platform

    1. FileMaker Server 17

      Deploy, Configure, Manage a FileMaker Server

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    2. FileMaker Pro Advance 17

      Discussions that don't fit in to any other topic centric forum may be posted here.

      5
      posts
    3. Command Line Data Migration Tool

      Migrate data from live solution to a development clone.

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      posts
  2. Community Resources

    1. Community Articles, Tips, & Techniques

      Member contributions of white papers, articles, tips, tricks & techniques.

      4,277
      posts
    2. FileMaker Marketplace Discussions

      Discussions on submitted files from members.

      171
      posts
  3. FileMaker Security Management

    1. Security Concepts

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

      7,900
      posts
    2. Intellectual Property

      Discussions in protecting all your hard work.

      388
      posts
    3. GDPR

      Discussions related to GDPR and how it affects database administrators.

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  4. FileMaker Server Administration

    1. FileMaker Server 16

      Deploy, Configure, Manage a FileMaker Server

      26,263
      posts
    2. FileMaker Custom SSL Certificates

      Discussions and instructions for securing your communications with Custom SSL Certificates from third party Certificate Authorities.

      98
      posts
    3. oAuth and External Server Authentication

      Configuring and administration of FM Server using Active Directory & Open Directory or oAuth with Google, Amazon, Microsoft

      1,019
      posts
  5. FileMaker Go & Mobile Strategies

    1. FileMaker Go for iPhone & iPad

      Mobilize your solution. Discussions on designing your solution for IOS. 

      2,421
      posts
    2. iBeacon Support

      Display relevant, location-based information in FileMaker Go from data transmitted by iBeacon devices you’ve previously enabled.

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  6. FileMaker and the Internet

    1. FileMaker DataAPI

      FileMaker as as a REST full service.

      11
      posts
    2. FileMaker Cloud

      Discussions about the new cloud offerings with FileMaker and Amazon

      49
      posts
    3. FileMaker WebDirect

      Present your database online with WebDirect. And support external clients customers on Desktop or even Mobile Tablet Browsers (iPad / Android)

      1,119
      posts
    4. Custom Web Publishing

      Interfacing FileMaker as a data source for the web. 

      11,506
      posts
    5. Other Internet Technologies

      Discussions on various or otherwise legacy and deprecated web technologies.
      Instant Web Publishing (iwp), .net, flash, ajax, fx.php, PHP site assistant, FMStudio Lasso, CDML

      19,540
      posts
  7. FileMaker Interface Features

    1. 8
      posts
    2. Interface Design Discussions

      Make some Eye Candy, discussions about creating a graphical user interface, design patterns & user interactions, and adding that little human touch...

      4,219
      posts
    3. Layouts

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

      23,624
      posts
    4. Themes and Styles

      Discussions regarding FileMaker themes and how to modify them.

      455
      posts
    5. 459
      posts
    6. Tab and Slide Control Panels

      Using the Tab or Slide Control panels

      1,233
      posts
    7. Portals

      Portals, how when and where.

      18,885
      posts
    8. Web Viewer

      Everything you need to know about the Web Viewer

      2,628
      posts
    9. Conditional Formatting

      Format & style objects with the power of the calculation engine.

      1,747
      posts
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    11. Value Lists

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

      13,675
      posts
    12. Tool Tips

      Tips and tricks using Tool Tips

      272
      posts
  8. Brain Food

    1. The Left Brain

      Complex calculations, advanced scripting and other mind boggling topics.

      10,081
      posts
    2. Upgrading & Migration

      Transition, upgrade, migrate your legacy solutions.

      2,724
      posts
    3. Data Analysis

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

      110
      posts
    4. Development Standards

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

      1,078
      posts
    5. The Separation Model

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

      1,301
      posts
    6. Relational Database Theory

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

      1,290
      posts
    7. Damaged / Corrupt File Problems

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

      939
      posts
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    9. 4,154
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    10. OS Level Database Automation

      Save steps learn how to automate your solution.

      4,759
      posts
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      posts
  9. FileMaker Schema & Logical Functions

    1. Script Workspace and Script Triggers

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

      56,074
      posts
    2. Calculation Engine (Define Fields)

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

      69,508
      posts
    3. Custom Functions Discussions

      General Discussions on developing custom functions with FileMaker Advanced

      2,883
      posts
    4. FileMaker Query Language or FQL

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

      1,459
      posts
    5. Relationships

      Creating and developing relationships, creating children, avoiding orphans.

      31,743
      posts
    6. Charting

      Adding charting to FileMaker Pro

      925
      posts
    7. Remote Container Fields

      Discussions regarding remote container fields for FM12 and FMS12

      703
      posts
    8. Finding & Searching

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

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      posts
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    10. Importing & Exporting

      Getting data in and out of FileMaker.

      18,420
      posts
    11. External Data Sources

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

      4,692
      posts
    12. Advanced & Developer Features

      Runtimes, Design Report, etc.

      6,896
      posts
    13. Reports, Printing & Publication

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

      12,434
      posts
  10. FileMaker Platform

    1. FileMaker Pro 16

      Discussions that don't fit in to any other topic centric forum may be posted here.

      225
      posts
    2. 29,945
      posts
  11. FMForums Affiliates & Sponsors

    1. 26
      posts
    2. 12,590
      posts
    3. 83
      posts
    4. 5,187
      posts
  12. FileMaker Classifieds

    1. Announcements of FileMaker Product, Services or Resources

      Want to tell the world about your FileMaker related product or service? Post your press, releases and highlights are welcome...

      2,488
      posts
    2. Services for Hire

      Spotlight of our member's products & services.
      Announce your availability to take on that next big project.

      55
      posts
    3. Services Wanted

      Take on a job you just can't handle alone. Post your "Help Wanted" ads here.

      1,289
      posts
    4. Solutions Wanted

      Searching for that ready made solution, perhaps someone else can point you in the right direction

      1,127
      posts
    5. 1,147
      posts
    6. Tools Of The Trade

      Third Party plugins, add-ons, reviews. Resources for the developer leveraging the bounty of community offerings.

      1,431
      posts
  13. FM Forums Operations

    1. FM Forums Feedback & Site News

      News and Feedback regarding this site.
      NOT FOR FILEMAKER SUPPORT

      1,088
      posts
    2. Member Lounge

      Off topic community chatter. Mingle and get to know your fellow members perhaps meet a friend.

      2,049
      posts
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