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Softek Services, Inc.
1156 15th Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 747-5000

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FileMaker Pro Introduction

Version 10

1 Day, 9:00-4:00, 6 Hours

This instructor-led, hands-on course, will teach you the basic skills needed to create and use databases for storing and organizing information so that it is available for efficient retrieval using FileMaker Pro. In order to successfully complete this course, you should be familiar with the basic functions of your computer’s operating system as well as have basic word processing skills, such as copying, pasting, and formatting text.

Exploring the FileMaker Pro Environment

  • Explore the FileMaker Pro Interface
  • Customize the Interface
  • Access FileMaker Pro Help

Setting Up a Database

  • Create a Database
  • Import Data into a Database

Modifying a Database

  • Find Records
  • Edit Records
  • Calculate Field Data Automatically
  • Create Automated Fields
  • Validate Fields
  • Sort Records

Formatting Layouts for a Database

  • Position and Resize Fields
  • Modify Field Control
  • Add Objects


Formatting Layouts for a Database (cont'd)

  • Apply Conditional Formatting
  • Create Repeating Fields
  • Set the Tab Order

Creating Columnar Reports

  • Create a Columnar Report Layout
  • Create Summary Data
  • Create Sub-Summary Data

Finalizing a Database

  • Spell Check a Database
  • Create a Personalized Form Letter
  • Export a Database
  • Print Database Records


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Is this the right course for you? Please contact our office at (202) 747-5000 if you have any questions.

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Public Class

This class is only offered for private groups.

Private Group Classes

Conducted at Your Office

$1400 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1600 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Conducted at Softek’s Facility

$1550 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1750 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Have more or fewer students? Or, need to schedule more than one training day? Fill out our quote request form for a price quote based on your training needs. 

Why choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee