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Useful Links, References and Resources
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The following articles, technical references and links have been selected to assist developers in their work with FileMaker
 

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NightWing Enterprises uses and recommends the Window Utility plug-in from Medical Databases.



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A reference table of FileMaker Error Codes:
FileMaker Error Codes.



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A reference list of Reserved Words in FileMaker Calculations:
FileMaker Reserved Words.



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A Summary List of FileMaker Calculation Functions and Version Data:
FileMaker Function List  - sorted by  Group Function  or  Version.



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Technical Brief: FileMaker Solution Architectures (PDF Document) -
FileMaker Solution Architectures.



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White Paper: Approaches to Graph Modeling (PDF Document) -
9 Steps Toward Enlightenment with FileMaker Pro.



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Technology Brief: Keeping Your Files Secure (PDF Document) -
Keeping Your Files Secure.



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An online reference list of character codes for the complete ASCII symbol set:
The complete ASCII symbol set.



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A look-up table of so-called 'web-safe' colors and their corresponding
hexadecimal values.



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Thinking about Solution Design -
a discussion paper (pdf download).



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A reference table of jpeg error# (numbers, code strings and descriptions):
(in .fp5 format) available as a Zip archive.
(in .fp7 format) available as a Zip archive.



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Free Downloadable FileMaker® Pro Database of Australian Postcodes
(in .fp5 format - approx 400Mb) available as a Zip archive.
(in .fp7 format - approx 1Mb) available as a Zip archive.



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Free Downloadable FileMaker® Pro Database of United States Zip Codes (1 Mb)
(in .fp5 format) available as a Zip archive.
(in .fp7 format) available as a Zip archive.



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Automatically indexing non-indexable fields in legacy FileMaker® Pro
technique description pdf download.



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Matrix Data Modelling techniques in FileMaker® Pro v6 (and earlier)
technique description pdf download.



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Dynamic Portal Sorting in FileMaker® Pro v6 (and earlier)
instructions pdf file download.



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A technique for determining MODE value(s) for the found set (FMP v6 and earlier)
instructions pdf file download.



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Determining MODE value(s) in FM Pro - .fp5 example file downloads for:
MacOS or Windows.



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The Association of Database Developers
www.databaseassociation.com.



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The Origin of FileMaker Pro - article by Glenn Koenig recounting FileMaker's early history:
www.dancing-data.com/filemakerhist.html.



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Free Trial Copy of the Current Version of FileMaker Pro:
FileMaker Inc. Trial Software Download Page.



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