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FileMaker Pro Beginning: Getting Started

at Accelerate Computer Training - Long Beach

Course Details
$695 4 seats left
Start Date:

Tue, Oct 13, 9:00am - Oct 14, 4:00pm Pacific Time (2 sessions)

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Long Beach, Other Suburbs/Cities
200 Pine Ave Ste 280
Btwn E 3rd St & E Broadway
Long Beach, California 90802
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 5
Teacher: Tim Jones

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this filemaker pro training:

This two-day class, taught by a FileMaker Certified Developer and Business Alliance Trainer, will teach you the essential skills to develop simple database solutions on the FileMaker platform. You will learn how to plan database structure and create Entity-Relationship diagrams, define tables, fields and relationships, import data, create layouts for both Desktop and iOS users, find and sort records, and write simple calculations and scripts. This class, together with our more advanced classes, will also help prepare you for the FileMaker Certified Developer exam.


This class requires only basic computing skills, such as using a mouse and opening and closing windows. No prior FileMaker Pro or database experience is required.


- Overview of the FileMaker platform
- Plan database solutions and create E-R Diagram
- Understand relationship types and resolve many-to-many relationships
- Define tables, fields and relationships in a new solution
- Import data from Excel and other sources
- Place portals and related fields on layouts
- Organize relationship graph using Anchor-Buoy method
- Define dynamic (data-driven) value lists
- Write simple calculations
- Find records using multiple criteria and requests
- Sort records by multiple fields
- Create layouts optimized for Desktop and iOS
- Use themes and styles to update formatting on all layouts
- Use global fields to share content across all layouts
- Write scripts and employ buttons to automate navigation and searches
- Explore and use the Get() functions
- Write and apply a startup script
- Direct each user to a device-appropriate layout at startup

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows:

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider   


Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

You may cancel or reschedule a class registration at least seven days prior to the class without incurring any penalty. After seven days, we may charge a penalty of up to 100% of the registration cost.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 4:00pm Pacific Time Tim Jones 2 $695
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Oct 14 9:00am - 4:00pm Pacific Time Tim Jones
9:00am - 4:00pm Pacific Time Tim Jones 2 $695
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Nov 17 9:00am - 4:00pm Pacific Time Tim Jones

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Accelerate Computer Training, based in Long Beach, California, provides hands-on computer training classes to Southern California, Los Angeles County, Orange County and the Inland Empire in accelerated small group, instructor-led classes. Through progressive, hands-on training exercises, you learn...

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