TeacherJohn Mark has been developing and teaching with FileMaker exclusively for over two decades. John Mark is a platinum level FileMaker Business Alliance member, certified FileMaker developer, authorized trainer and winner of the prestigious FileMaker... View Profile
- Total Time 5 hr
- Lessons 14
- Attachments 16
- Exercises 69
14 Lessons in This Course
18 minFREElesson 1Free10 CQ
Too many business and personal contacts to keep track of? Learn how to create a simple contact manager in FileMaker Pro with this lesson from John Mark Osborne.
27 minManagement lesson 214 CQ
Duplicate records in a contact manager are frustrating and tough to deal with. Learn how to delete or prevent duplicate records in this FileMaker Pro lesson.
27 minManagement lesson 314 CQ
It’s hard to remember everyone’s birthday. In this FileMaker Pro lesson, learn how to create birthday alerts upon opening your Contact Manager.
19 minManagement lesson 410 CQ
Is the Notes area in your FileMaker Pro Contact Manager a bit small? In this lesson, customize and manage the Notes field with a few scripted buttons.
23 minManagement lesson 512 CQ
Get detailed with your relational database design by learning about different methods of conditional formatting; for example, city/state lookup.
21 minManagement lesson 611 CQ
When a contact manager has multiple users, it’s difficult to maintain consistency across phone number formatting. Format consistently with this lesson!
14 minManagement lesson 78 CQ
The goal is to make your Contact Manager interface as user-friendly as possible. One way to do it is scripting Find Mode searches! Learn how in this lesson.
18 minManagement lesson 810 CQ
Now that you know how to script finds in FileMaker Pro, expand your find scripting with error checking to avoid FileMaker’s default error messages.
31 minManagement lesson 916 CQ
Just like the birthday alert, it’s nice to have reminders about tasks you need to accomplish for contacts. Make a “to-do” list in FileMaker Pro!
19 minManagement lesson 1010 CQ
Adding and deleting portal rows dynamically in FileMaker Pro saves you time as a developer as well as provides an easy-to-understand interface for users.
23 minManagement lesson 1112 CQ
Want to send merge letters to your contacts without having to rewrite each letter? Learn how to do this in FileMaker Pro in this helpful lesson!
20 minManagement lesson 1211 CQ
Now that you know how to write merge letters in FileMaker Pro, discover how to save and retrieve the letters for future use to save time and energy.
19 minManagement lesson 1310 CQ
Imagine being able to reduce your list of contacts as you type each letter into the find criteria. This lesson shows you how to format this script.
14 minManagement lesson 148 CQ
Want to hang your contact list on the wall of your cubicle? Or just put it into a printable layout? Prepare to print your contact list in FileMaker Pro.
745 min7-part Networking course26 CQ
In this professional development course, learn networking tips from business success strategist Stan Hustad, and discover what you've probably been doing wrong when it comes to meeting new contacts.
1161 min11-part Networking course37 CQ
In this course, discover how to build a digital network by making a solid business model, avoiding blunders, creating graphics, buying technological necessities, and learning to be natural on camera.
523 min5-part Networking course14 CQ
Making a first impression is extremely important! In this brief course with media training expert TJ Walker, get tips on how to make a lasting first impression.
14300 min14-part Networking course156 CQ
Want to get organized with a management software that’s easy to use? This course covers how to create and customize a contact manager in FileMaker Pro, and how to keep it consistent and organized.