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FileMaker Pro 14 Contents of the user manual for the FileMaker Pro 14
  • Product category: Home & Office FileMaker
  • Brand: FileMaker
  • Description and content of package
  • Technical information and basic settings
  • Frequently asked questions – FAQ
  • Troubleshooting (does not switch on, does not respond, error message, what do I do if...)
  • Authorized service for FileMaker Home & Office

User manual for the FileMaker Pro 14 contain basic instructions that need to be followed during installation and operation. Before starting your appliance, the user manual should be read through carefully. Follow all the safety instructions and warnings, and be guided by the given recommendations. User manual is an integral part of any FileMaker product, and if it is sold or transferred, they should be handed over jointly with the product. Following the instructions for use is an essential prerequisite for protecting health and property during use, as well as recognition of liability on the part of the manufacturer for possible defects should you make a warranty claim. Download an official FileMaker user manual in which you will find instructions on how to install, use, maintain and service your product.

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Product description

Record and organize all your company's data with the downloadable FileMaker Pro 14 Windows and Mac software program. You can utilize FileMaker Pro for invoicing, inventory, and other database uses. It lets you create a custom database solution that fits the specific needs of small business owners to large corporations. To quickly build your database, it can import your existing data from .CSV, Tab, XML, ODBC, and Microsoft Excel files as well as integrate with other applications like Oracle and MySQL data sources. Once you have your data, FileMaker Pro provides you with tools to automate typical business tasks and to create scripts for streamlining your workload. With FileMaker Platform support, you can collaborate in real time with other FileMaker users on an iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac, and the web.

FileMaker Pro 14 VLA Tier 1 is part of the Volume Licensing program that offers you a single license key to install between five to twenty-four licenses of FileMaker Pro 14. The purchase of this product includes one perpetual software license for FileMaker Pro 14. However, a minimum initial purchase of five licenses is required to meet the requirements. Once you have met the minimum purchase, you may add licenses to your key at any time. Upgrades and updates for one year are also included with this purchase.

This 14th edition of FileMaker Pro features a workspace that contains your scripts and calculations. It lets you work with multiple scripts at the same time by using tabs. Additionally, you can add frequently used scripts to a Favorites list for quick access. From the Launch Center, you can choose from 29 icons to visually represent and organize your solutions. To better navigate and quickly access your tasks, FileMaker Pro 14 now offers a Button bar with 140 professionally designed icons. Furthermore, it has been designed to incorporate the benefits of a 64-bit Windows and Mac operating systems.

New in FileMaker Pro 14

    Script Workspace
  • Create, edit, and view your scripts as well as calculations all in one streamlined workspace to speed up development time.
    Auto complete - type a letter or two and instantly see a list of relevant script steps for instant efficiency.
    Shortcuts - use abbreviated text to build scripts faster.
    All-in-one view - using tabs you can work with multiple scripts at the same time.
    Script organization - all your existing scripts, folders, and separators appear as you'd expect.
    Easier to read scripts - support for blank lines, line numbers, indentation, and syntax coloring (e.g. colors for scripts and fields) make it easier to read your scripts.
    Search field - find scripts faster with instantly filtered results.
    Script step descriptions - see exactly what a script step does and access the convenient in-line Help for more information.
    In-line editing - edit scripts directly in the Script Workspace.
    Favorites - add frequently used scripts to your "favorites" list for quick access.
    Specify Calculation Dialog Box
  • Increase your productivity with auto-complete and search for calculation functions.
    Launch Center
  • Visually organize all your FileMaker solutions. See a list of your most recently opened files. "Favorite" the files you use the most, and drag to organize them the way you want. Choose from 29 pre-designed icons to represent your solutions. Or add your own personal touch with custom icons.
    Button Bar
  • Create groups of buttons you can use for navigation or as custom toolbars. Each button automatically maintains equal proportions as you resize your window - whether you have 2 buttons or 50. Make the button bar horizontal or vertical and display the active state of each button.
    Button Icons
  • Get 140 professionally designed icons that cover a wide variety of tasks to use in your buttons, or use custom button icons.
    Top and Bottom Navigation Parts
  • These layout parts remain static on your layout so when you scroll, the navigation is always visible.
    In-Field Labels
  • Simplify your layouts by adding placeholder text or instructions inside a field. This text disappears when you type.
    Color Selection
  • The color palette displays colors that coordinate with your current theme so it's easy to create attractive layouts.
    Object Component Styles
  • Select the color of icons in control styles such as pop-up menus, drop-down lists, and calendars. Change the color of radio buttons and checkbox sets.
  • Save login credentials in Credential Manager in Windows just like you can with Keychain Access in OS X. Plus, control whether or not clients can save information to their credentials or the keychain.
    Enhanced Starter Solutions
  • Events and Projects are entirely redesigned with a clean and new look along with a simplified workflow.
    Reconnect to Server
  • If you lose your network connection or the server goes down, FileMaker Pro automatically reconnects to FileMaker Server when it's available again.
    Layout Badge Tooltips
  • See descriptions of layout badges as you hover over them. Plus, see what calculated values are used for conditional formatting of fields, and what scripts are attached to script triggers and buttons.
    64-bit Application
  • FileMaker Pro 14 is architected for the 64-bit power of Windows and OS X operating systems.

Product Overview

    Start Quickly
  • Choose from a variety of professionally designed Starter Solutions to manage contacts, inventory, projects, invoices, assets, and more.
    Import Existing Data
  • Bring your existing data into FileMaker Pro including .CSV, Tab, XML, ODBC, and Microsoft Excel files.
    Customize with Ease
  • Use flexible design tools to make your layouts look and work just the way you want, all without programming - even add your company logo.
    Built-in Reporting Tools
  • Easy-to-use reporting and charting tools make it easy to create summary reports, colorful charts, and executive dashboards with a few clicks. You can save your information in Excel and PDF formats.
    Share with Your Team
  • Create and share solutions across iPad, iPhone, Windows, and Mac. Connect up to 5 other people on a network. Or use FileMaker Server to securely share with larger groups and extend solutions to the web.
    Integrate with Other Programs
  • Exchange and interact with data from other applications. Plus, create live 2-way connections with Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and MySQL data sources.
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Technical parameters

FileMaker FM140032LL Specs

Delivery Method Download
Supported OS Versions Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1
Processor Requirement 1 GHz
RAM Requirement 1 GB
Supported OS Versions 10.9 - 10.10.
Processor Requirement 1 GHz Intel
RAM Requirement 2 GB
Supported Languages Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Simplified Chinese


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