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...

Set Variable

In this post I hope to help people that are new to variables. Variables can be a little confusing but once mastered they offer...

Understanding Variables

In this post I want to make it easier for people to understand what a variable is and how to use them effectively to...

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...

Google Search

In this tutorial I will show you how to google search a field with just one click in FileMaker. I find this feature incredibly...

Web Viewer – Maps

In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to get a contacts address display in Google maps, right within your database! Cool, right?...

Data Types

Understanding data types when creating your database is essential. Not only will it allow you to create a better and more efficient database but it...

Primary Keys

This post is aimed at the database beginners out there. This will hopefully give you a good idea of how to structure all of...

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...

Choosing Fonts

This is actually a rather important part of developing a FileMaker database as opposed to creating a database with a different application. When I...