Edit Areas

Recently I have started to use things that I like to call edit areas. I use these areas to display relational information for the...

Using Conditional Formatting

Conditional formatting is a way you can format layout objects to change automatically when they meet specified conditions. For example, you can use conditional formatting...

SVG Icon Pack v1.1

Bug fix for SVG Icon Pack v1. In some cases users were not able to view the SVG preview. This was due to the icon location...

FileMaker 14: Design for the Times

The FileMaker Platform includes amazing, new design tools to help you create powerful, easy-to-use solutions that work seamlessly across iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac, and...

Creating Adaptive Layouts

Databases have the tendency to look a little boring, plain and down right lifeless! FileMaker changes that. Or rather, FileMaker can change that if...
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Lesson #1: Layout Mode & Design – Choosing Colors

We're now switching in to design mode and starting to work on our layouts for the Time Track database. Using FileMaker's Layout Mode is...

Finding Icons in the SVG Icon Pack

In Version 2.6 of the SVG Icon Pack, users are now able to search for icons using multiple methods. In this release there are 334 icons available,...

Import New Button Icons

FileMaker 14 comes with 140 professionally designed button icons that cover a wide variety of tasks. You are able to change the colour and...

Apple to change main font?

Recently it has been rumoured that Apple could be changing its main font.  Users are currently used to seeing their text in Helvetica Neue. But...

Drafting a Main Menu

To create the perfect main menu, you need to know exactly what it is your database will need to do. Now, that might seem like...