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FileMaker Training Course Toronto (Introduction to Scripting)

FileMaker Training Course Toronto (Introduction to Scripting)
Event on 2017-04-27 09:00:00
FileMaker Pro: Introduction to Scripting (2 Day Course) FileMaker Pro® Versions: 14 | 15 (other versions on request) Dates: April 27/28, 2017 | July 5/6, 2017 | Check for more dates Location: Downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada Delivery Method: Instructor-led classroom training This course is designed for FileMaker users with little or no scripting experience who wish to automate their databases and capture and control user actions within a robust solution. Participants will create, edit, save and run scripts to automate repetitive actions and to perform processes that are difficult for users to perform manually. Various types of script triggers will be explored and students will create complex scripts with multiple steps and conditions using many different examples. Participants will learn to have scripts run automatically on start up and when closing a database and to trigger scripts automatically through user actions. Debugging and error handling strategies will also be reviewed. Best practices will be discussed throughout the course and resources for further study will be provided. The benefits of FileMaker Pro Advanced will be reviewed briefly. Course details Duration: 2 days (9 am – 4 pm) Course location: Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Course Fee: 5 CDN per person + HST or BYOD (bring your own device): 5 CDN person + HST Key topics Topics include: Overview of scripting in FileMaker Planning scripts Using the Script Workspace Creating scripts Naming scripts Adding steps to a script Script parameters Adding comments Scripting imports and exports Exiting vs. halting scripts Running scripts Attaching a script to a button Dealing with errors Editing scripts Editing a script Duplicating a script Adding script steps Organizing scripts Specifying script privileges Using triggers to run scripts Overview of triggers Running a script based on a trigger Running a script on starting up or shutting down a database Calculations in scripts Scripts with conditions, variables and looping Adding conditions to scripts Script logic and conditional branching Inserting an If/Else statement in a script Script variables Script globals Looping scripts VIEW FULL COURSE OUTLINE Who will benefit This course has been designed for FileMaker users who have completed FileMaker Intermediate / Advanced training or have equivalent FileMaker skills. Can I bring my own device? Absolutely! If you choose to bring your own device, you will receive a reduced rate. Be sure to bring a power cord and a mouse is helpful. What's included Included in this course: Comprehensive course manual Keyboard shortcuts quick reference Sample and exercise files Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms) Certificate of completion Follow-up email support FileMaker Pro training series Other courses in this series include: FileMaker Pro: Introduction FileMaker Pro: Intermediate / Advanced VIEW ALL COURSES About Avantix Learning courses Avantix Learning offers live instructor-led classroom (ILC) courses allowing personal interaction between the students and the instructor. We specialize in small classes, typically ranging from 6 to 8 students to ensure an optimal student to instructor ratio. Public courses are offered in downtown Toronto at 1 Yonge Street (Toronto Star Building), Suite 1801, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Our top-notch instructors have years of experience in the business world and students are encouraged to ask questions during our courses. Avantix Learning senior instructors have 15 or more years of experience. A complete profile of the instructor leading a specific course is available on request. Questions? Have a question? Email us at You can also find information about all of our courses on our web site at Refunds/Cancellations We understand that your plans may change. Check out our refund policy for information regarding refunds and transfers. FileMaker, FileMaker Go and the file folder logo are registered trademarks of FileMaker, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Mac and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Group of Companies. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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