FileMaker 13

Addon Features

Presenter: Manjit Behera, Mindfire Solutions
Date: 30/01/2014
About Me
FM0-305/307 - FileMaker 11 and 12 certified developer
Skills: FileMaker 9-13, Oracle 10g, HTML 3, CSS,
Javascript...
Agenda
Introduction to Filemaker 13
Basic changes in Filemaker 13
New Features of Filemaker 13
Benefits for upgrade to Fil...
Introduction to Filemaker 13
3rd December 2013 at SANTA CLARA, California Filemaker
Inc unveiled the next-generation platf...
Basic changes in Filemaker 13
Database support - RDMS
File type – Filemaker Pro (.fmp12)
Logo
Cache Size – Default Cache s...
Addon Features in FileMaker 13
FileMaker 13 includes more than 50 new features.

DESIGNING FEATURES (Theme,Objects and Sty...
Design Features
FileMaker 13 comes with much advanced features for designing.
Layout Management
Theme
Advanced Objects
Obj...
Layout Management
- Layout design enhancements: Redesigned New Layout/Report assistant
Create layouts and reports that are...
Theme
Enhanced options for managing styles and themes – Apply formatting
styles to layout objects, parts, and backgrounds ...
Advanced Objects
Popover: Create popovers to allow you to work with fields and other
objects without having to move to ano...
Object Styling
Control object visibility: Hide or show layout objects by indicating whether
an object is hidden or display...
Functions
New Functions:
Base64Decode
Base64Encode
Get(ConnectionAttributes)
GetContainerAttribute
Get(CurrentTimeUTCMilli...
Functions
Changed Functions:
GetLayoutObjectAttribute(): isFrontTabPanel -> isFrontPanel,
isObjectHidden
Get(TriggerCurren...
Scripting
Enhancements to script steps
Improvements to Show Compatibility: Added with new options like
Macintosh and Windo...
Database Hosting
Filemaker Server: Upload files to FileMaker Server
 WebDirect: Use FileMaker WebDirect technology to acc...
Benefits for upgrade to Filemaker 13
On upgrade to Filemaker 13 you will get attractive interface with lots of
new feature...
Features not available in Filemaker 13
Instant Web Publishing: FileMaker Pro no longer hosts database files
via Instant We...
Question and Answer

Presenter: Manjit Behera, Mindfire Solutions
Thank you

Presenter: Manjit Behera, Mindfire Solutions
www.mindfiresolutions.com
https://www.facebook.com/MindfireSolutions
http://www.linkedin.com/company/mindfire-solutions
ht...
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Addon Features FileMaker 13

  1. 1. FileMaker 13 Addon Features Presenter: Manjit Behera, Mindfire Solutions Date: 30/01/2014
  2. 2. About Me FM0-305/307 - FileMaker 11 and 12 certified developer Skills: FileMaker 9-13, Oracle 10g, HTML 3, CSS, Javascript, PHP. Connect Me: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/manjitbehera LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/manjit-kumar/22/1b4/310 Twitter: https://twitter.com/mastermind____ Google+: https://www.google.com/+mastermindmanjit Contact Me: Email: manjitb@mindfiresolutions.com / beheramanjit@gmail.com Skype: mfsi_manjitb Presenter: Manjit Behera, Mindfire Solutions
  3. 3. Agenda Introduction to Filemaker 13 Basic changes in Filemaker 13 New Features of Filemaker 13 Benefits for upgrade to Filemaker 13 Features not available in Filemaker 13 Presenter: Manjit Behera, Mindfire Solutions
  4. 4. Introduction to Filemaker 13 3rd December 2013 at SANTA CLARA, California Filemaker Inc unveiled the next-generation platform for business productivity: FileMaker 13. FileMaker 13 includes more than 50 new features.
  5. 5. Basic changes in Filemaker 13 Database support - RDMS File type – Filemaker Pro (.fmp12) Logo Cache Size – Default Cache size increased to 128MB FM11 FM12 FM13
  6. 6. Addon Features in FileMaker 13 FileMaker 13 includes more than 50 new features. DESIGNING FEATURES (Theme,Objects and Styling) FUNCTIONS SCRIPTING (Script Steps, script trigger) DATABASE HOSTING (Filemaker Server, Webdirect)
  7. 7. Design Features FileMaker 13 comes with much advanced features for designing. Layout Management Theme Advanced Objects Object Styling
  8. 8. Layout Management - Layout design enhancements: Redesigned New Layout/Report assistant Create layouts and reports that are optimized for the devices they'll be used on, with predefined screen dimensions, views, and themes for viewing on computer, iPhone, and iPad screens, or for printing in a variety of formats. - Undo/Redo Changes: Undo and redo changes to layouts even after you've saved the layout or previewed the layout in Browse mode. - Page Breaks Control: Show or hide page breaks in Layout mode.
  9. 9. Theme Enhanced options for managing styles and themes – Apply formatting styles to layout objects, parts, and backgrounds to promote a consistent look throughout your solutions. - Create New Theme - Import Theme from other files - Save Theme
  10. 10. Advanced Objects Popover: Create popovers to allow you to work with fields and other objects without having to move to another layout/window. Slide Control: Create multi-panel slide controls to allow you to group objects in separate slide panels. How to Create Slide Control in FileMaker http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4_Om6T8eOw&feature=youtu.be How to create Popover in Filemaker http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwCq---9oZA&feature=youtu.be
  11. 11. Object Styling Control object visibility: Hide or show layout objects by indicating whether an object is hidden or displayed depending on a specific condition or calculation. Field Picker: Using the Field Picker dialog box drag the fields to the layout. Object type selection: Use the drop-down list in the Appearance tab of the Inspector to select and style objects with multiple parts (such as portals or slide controls). Shadows and padding: Apply shadows and padding to objects in the new Advanced Graphic area of the Inspector. Improved object moving and resizing: Duplicating objects with “snapto”,Resizing multiple objects and Dynamic guides etc. Dynamic Naming to Tab Object: Can give tab name by providing a calculation.
  12. 12. Functions New Functions: Base64Decode Base64Encode Get(ConnectionAttributes) GetContainerAttribute Get(CurrentTimeUTCMilliseconds) Get(Device) Get(EncryptionState) Get(NetworkType) Get(ScriptAnimationState) Get(TriggerGestureInfo) Get(WindowOrientation)
  13. 13. Functions Changed Functions: GetLayoutObjectAttribute(): isFrontTabPanel -> isFrontPanel, isObjectHidden Get(TriggerCurrentTabPanel) -> Get(TriggerCurrentPanel) Get(TriggerTargetTabPanel) -> Get(TriggerTargetPanel)
  14. 14. Scripting Enhancements to script steps Improvements to Show Compatibility: Added with new options like Macintosh and Windows.  Improvement to 'Show Custom Dialog': You can create a button label based on a calculation.  Execute SQL script step compatibility: Compatible with FileMaker Server, WebDirect and CWP  New script steps Insert From Device  Open Manage Themes  Perform Script On Server  Refresh Object  Set Script Animation  Upload To FileMaker Server 
  15. 15. Database Hosting Filemaker Server: Upload files to FileMaker Server  WebDirect: Use FileMaker WebDirect technology to access layouts from FileMaker Pro databases in a web browser.  Webdirect: With FileMaker WebDirect, you don’t need to use coding tools such as PHP, HTML5, CSS or JavaScript to create robust solutions for the web. For FileMaker Webdirect files should be hosted by FileMaker Server. - Desktop style interaction: Use themes, styles, charts, menus, and more. Even drag and drop files into container fields. - Live updates: Get instant access to changes in your data or solution no need to refresh your browser. - Automated processes: Enable scripts, calculations and conditional formatting to validate data and streamline workflow. Example: https://192.168.11.137/fmi/webd
  16. 16. Benefits for upgrade to Filemaker 13 On upgrade to Filemaker 13 you will get attractive interface with lots of new features. Faster database operation. Get support to inserting multimedia like sound, videos into container fields.
  17. 17. Features not available in Filemaker 13 Instant Web Publishing: FileMaker Pro no longer hosts database files via Instant Web Publishing. Exporting and saving records in Excel .xls format – FileMaker 13 no longer supports exporting or saving records in Excel 95-2004 Workbook (.xls) format.
  18. 18. Question and Answer Presenter: Manjit Behera, Mindfire Solutions
  19. 19. Thank you Presenter: Manjit Behera, Mindfire Solutions
  20. 20. www.mindfiresolutions.com https://www.facebook.com/MindfireSolutions http://www.linkedin.com/company/mindfire-solutions http://twitter.com/mindfires

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