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Filemaker: Invoice Template, business templates, time billing
business templates, time billing, invoice template: Will; I did not see a template in the 8.5 folder titled Invoice . But I didnt see one in the 9.0 folder either. 8.5 does have the same general templates that 9.0 does including several business templates. There is one called Time Billing that Im sure...

Filemaker: related tables, invoice, invoices
invoice, invoices, two ways: Brooks; This is a matter of getting the terminology correct. If the tables are properly related and you change data in one field, the related FIELD in the other table (Which in fact IS the same field in the first table) will change, because its the same...

Filemaker: Beginning FileMaker Pro user requesting help building a database with a portal, bates family, john bates
bates family, john bates, mr key: Amanda; Im going to help you. The first thing you need to do is make a key field to use in each table. Heres what I recommend: In Contacts, create a field called kp_Contact_ID. It is a number field. The kp means it is the primary key - in other...

Filemaker: Complete name field, lastname, many thanks
lastname, many thanks: Hello Laurel; Do you mean that you want to have a first name and last name fields such as: Laurel Hunter and the third field gives you Laurel Hunter Is that what you want? Merely make a third field that is a calculation and the calculation...

Filemaker: keyword field?, database keywords, key words
database keywords, key words, comma: Keren; Are you trying to achieve a field to search on? Is that the ultimate goal of this? You know that you can search the field on the left, you dont have to have it stacked all nice and neat like the field on the right. If you are just looking for...

Filemaker: Conditional serial number, portrait series, serial numbers
portrait series, serial numbers, serial number: Gus; This is possible. The middle number is the one thats presenting a problem. Getting the first, and third number and then putting them all together wont be a problem. I dont know of an easy way to get a serial number for a sub-set of records. I...

Filemaker: Export from Filemaker, sql questions, thanks in advance
sql questions, thanks in advance, filemaker: Hello Mahima; Im sorry, but I cannot help with SQL questions. What i would recommend is that you go to dfwfilemaker.com and get on the mailing list. Then you can pose the question there and there are several knowledgeable people who can help. Jame...

Filemaker: FileMaker Summary Question, filemaker database, clarification
filemaker database, clarification, january 1: Chris; Im not sure what you are wanting to do. Are you wanting Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 to be in different weeks even if they are in the same week? Give me a little more clarification and I will help you figure it out. Write to me at jameykey@jkat.com ...

Filemaker: Filemaker 8.5 relationships (portals), continuing education credits, fm database
continuing education credits, fm database, relational database: Steve; You have to have a common field on each of the Students and Courses. I would also recommend a third table called Classes. There will be one class for each student attending a course. (so if you have ten students and four courses, there would...

Filemaker: Filemaker 9 Relationships for Church, jane doe, family id
jane doe, family id, person id: Teresa; Im sorry for taking so long to get back to you. Heres what I did at my church. Every family gets a family ID (such as 20 ) Each person in the family gets an individual ID (such as 1 or 2 or 3 - usually the father has 1 and the wife,...

Filemaker: joining two tables in FileMaker, result table, two tables
result table, two tables, filemaker: Gaurav; I am sorry it took so long for me to get back to you. If you will email me directly, I will send you a sample file that shows how to join two tables and view the records of one table in a portal from the other table. jameykey@jkat.com Jame...

Filemaker: label making, corner shape, proof copies
corner shape, proof copies, printing lines: Those can certainly be made very easily. while in layout mode, just use the circle and line tools and make the marks however you want them. It will take a lot of trial and error to get them just right and each time you print, they may still be off a millimeter...

Filemaker: Deleting Record, exact error message, nancy
exact error message, nancy: Nancy; Im sorry it took so long to get back to you. You could have a corrupt file or a corrupt record. What I want you to do is to try to delete the record again and then give me the exact error message. Email it to me at jameykey@jkat.com and I will...

Filemaker: Filemaker - can't modify, permissions set, g4 tower, admin account
g4 tower, admin account, database entry: Ok that is because you are not using the Server version. I didnt take that into account. You need to make sure all of the people who have access have Access via FileMaker Network under the extended privileges. Try this and then email me. jameykey@jkat.com...

Filemaker: Inventory, initial quantity, fm9
initial quantity, fm9, sales inventory: Hello Massimiliano; So what you want is an actual inventory that will be adjusted when you have a sale and deduct items from the inventory? This is fairly easy. What I would recommend is two tables: Inventory and Sales. Inventory will simply be a...

Filemaker: Mergin multiple records into layout report, customer invoices, multiple records
customer invoices, multiple records, new layout: Ralph; It might be easier to go ahead and import each record as a stand alone record (instead of using the repeating fields). Then you can create a relationship that would show each company and all of their associated data in a portal in one record. ...

Filemaker: Printing/Preview Problems, central michigan university, functionality issues
central michigan university, functionality issues, faculty center: Phil; How are you previewing 1024 records if you only have 30 records? Preview generally looks at pages, not records so you may be seeing part of a page that has nothing on it. If your layout is longer than it needs to be FileMaker will print blank pages....

Filemaker: Printing postcards thru Filemaker, desktop publishing software, filemaker database
desktop publishing software, filemaker database, printing postcards: Candice; I dont know of a way to do that. Unless you print on one side and fold it over, but I dont think that is what you are wanting to do. I dont know of a printer that would do that. Most likely it will have to have two runs, and if you can do that...

Filemaker: Counts from fields, coin database, world coin
coin database, world coin, instantiation: Hello Dave; I understand your question. If you have Canada, Brazil, U.S. and Japan, you want to show 4 and not 12 . Here is what you do: First, make a value list that is equal to the Country field. Call the list Countries Then make a new calculation...

Filemaker: Filemaker and Excel Interchange, excel worksheet, filemaker 8
excel worksheet, filemaker 8, vbs: Hello Cliff; I dont really have any idea what youre talking about. The only thing I can suggest is in filemaker 8/9 you can save the file as an Excel worksheet. Then open the worksheet and manually move things around the way you like them. Contact...

Filemaker: Get Record Function, record id number, field contents
record id number, field contents, email: Hello Elizabeth; Let me make sure Im clear. You want to find the date on the next record? So if you are in record 1, you want to find the date of record 2, while looking at record 1? Correct? Email me directly and we will get it worked out. Jamey...

Filemaker: many-to-many relationship - show all items in other table with rel. info, yuan yuan, relationship troubles
yuan yuan, relationship troubles: Hello Yuan-Yuan; So you want to display all possible activities next to a persons name? Will this list be the same for all persons? You may want to have a 1 for each record in the PERSONS and ACTIVITIES table so all activities will show for each person....

Filemaker: stupid filemaker questions, server side software, standalone copies
server side software, standalone copies, filemaker database: Hello Amanda; This is not a stupid question and Im not surprised you cant find it on the FileMaker website. You do need a copy of FileMaker Pro on each desktop computer when you are using FM Server. There are some specials right now that include server...

Filemaker: FMP 3.3, menu field, layout mode
menu field, layout mode, layout menu: Hello Rick; If you are using version 3, there are no easy ways to do what you want to do. If you can upgrade to version 8 or 9, it is quite easy. To switch the tab order around, go to Layout mode, LAYOUT menu, and Choose SET TAB ORDER. To use the...

Filemaker: filemaker not allowing a certain search field, search field, open 24 hours
search field, open 24 hours, search engine: Hello Kim; Is the database on a server or kept open 24 hours a day? I recommend that you shut down the database and open it again. This sometimes re-sets everything and makes finds work again. If that does not work, email me directly at jameykey@jkat.com...

Filemaker: restart page number after subsummary, report layout, page break
report layout, page break, doesnt work: Hello Pam; Page numbering and subsummaries do get confusing. Have you looked at the area where you define the layout part? There is a checkbox that says Page break after every 1 occurrences . I think if you do that and put the page number symbol on the...

Filemaker: Searchable Calculation fields, letter prefix, image file
letter prefix, image file, drop down menu: Hello Rebecca; Do you mean that you cannot tab into the field when doing a find because it is a drop down menu? If that is the case, you may have to add a second field that is a plain text box and that one should allow you to enter into the field to put...

Filemaker: Table relations: ordering system updating stocks depending on date of order, stock count, stock table
stock count, stock table, tree stock: Nik; Yes this is too complex for my brain too. I want you to email me directly and if possible send a copy of your file, or a small sample copy and include a layout with some markings on it of what you would like the end result to be. Lets experiment...

Filemaker: unable to tab into field, fmp, cursor
fmp, cursor, pam: Hello Pam; Ask yourself these questions: Do you have access privileges to edit that field? Is the behavior of the field set to allow you to enter it? The only other thing I can think of is you have a corrupt layout. Ive seen this happen before....

Filemaker: complex family relationships, sara smith, daughter of sam
sara smith, daughter of sam, jill williams: Hello Babette; This is a bit complicated (at least for me). What I would suggest is that you need an ID field for each person. If you have not already done so, create this field (I would make it a number if possible) and then enter the ID into each persons...

Filemaker: Pdf files from FIlemaker Pro Advanced 8.5, communication problem, core issue
Filemaker: Pdf files from FIlemaker Pro Advanced 8.5, communication problem, core issue, google

Filemaker: filemaker barcoding, barcode readers, barcode reader
barcode readers, barcode reader, barcoding: Chris; Im sorry it took so long to get back to you. I have never worked with a barcode package, so I cant personally recommend any. You can type Filemaker and barcode into google and get several websites to try. Also, I would recommend that you go...

Filemaker: Pdf files from FIlemaker Pro Advanced 8.5, outgoing mail, mail application
outgoing mail, mail application, mail box: Hello Dack; Most likely there is something wrong with your email application. FileMaker doesnt actually send an email. It sends it to your email application and your email takes it from there. Also you dont print PDF files in FileMaker. You do that...

Filemaker: page numbering in Filemaker, page numbers, filemaker
page numbers, filemaker, work arounds: Hello Maurita; I m sorry it took so long to get back to you. I don t think that FileMaker has a built in option to do this. The two work arounds that come to mind are to make 21 blank pages of records and keep all of those in the found set. When you...

Filemaker: Resource Catalog, searchable catalog, resource catalog
searchable catalog, resource catalog, resource title: Avery; I feel your pain, I really do. I dont think the three table method is the way to go. In the long run, the two table method (resource A and resource B) would probably be the most accurate for producing reports. I have a similar situation here....

Filemaker: auto enter serial number, customer numbers, customer number
customer numbers, customer number, sanford: Sanford; Yes, you have to give the record one piece of information to go on or else it wont know which customer you are wanting entered. Thats why its nice to have a list of customers and their customer numbers nearby and once you enter the customer number,...

Filemaker: Conditional formatting, conditional formatting, test scores
conditional formatting, test scores, score: Anna; All you should have to do is make the field a number field with an auto enter calculation that looks something like this: If (Field_A ≠ ;calculation; ) does that make sense? Email me and I will help you get it right. Jamey ...

Filemaker: Corrupted Layouts, printing layouts, difficulty printing
printing layouts, difficulty printing, definite answer: Becky; There is no definite answer to this. I have run into that problem as well. What I did was delete that layout and make a new one. This may be a big pain, but you may need to do that. Also, I have found that its a good practice to shut the server...

Filemaker: Emailing container field contents, container field, field contents
container field, field contents, actual image: Susanne; You can email the contents of the text fields, but you will have to drag the actual image to the email to send it. There could possibly be a plug-in that would accomplish this. I would contact the people at http://www.cnsplug-ins.com/ and they...

Filemaker: Filemaker-multiple labels from one record, dymo labelwriter, supplementary database
dymo labelwriter, supplementary database, filemaker template: Hi; First, I apologize for taking so long to get back to you. I think the best solution, if you can do this, is to export your records to a supplementary database just for this use. If there are only one or two fields you are going to print on the label,...

Filemaker: Portal or not?, record request, picklist
record request, picklist, search table: Wayne, this is a little bit complicated and I havent had any coffee yet. Im not seeing it. Perhaps you could send me a small test file and explain very clearly what you want the result to be. I will look it over and get back to you. Jamey jameykey@jkat.co...

Filemaker: Portals, sort field
sort field: Jorge; You cant arbitrarily tell this row to be the first. What you can do is format the portal to sort in a particular order and generally get the rows you want at the top. If you need to specifically order your rows, you will have to go to the related...

Filemaker: Printing Issue in FM8, independent databases, filemaker databases
independent databases, filemaker databases, printing issue: Hi Megan; Is the file residing on the server and being hosted using FileMaker Server? If so, try shutting the server down and opening the file in FileMaker Pro, then shutting that down and opening it on the server again. If its not on a server or it...

Filemaker: Is it possible?, related records, quotation
related records, quotation, invoice: Dear Tan; Yes, it is possible to do that. I would recommend you have a field in Quotation called Quotation_ID, in PO have PO_ID, and in Invoice have Invoice_ID. These will allow you to see related records from another file in each of the files. Set...

Filemaker: is it possible?, dbms, work experience
dbms, work experience, relationships: Hello Ayta; Filemaker does allow many to many relationships. Sometimes a join table is used as an in between to make the relationships cleaner. What I would like for you to do is send me your example of the data you are trying to relate. If I can see...

Filemaker: When should you use a portal?, graphics device, related records
graphics device, related records, multiple records: Fred; Generally portals are to be used when there are several related records to be viewed as opposed to only one possible related record. In that case you would merely place the related field right on the layout. A portal doesnt offer any other real...

Filemaker: XP Service Pack 3 upgrade, external authentication, password logon
external authentication, password logon, exact question: Pam, I am not the best at answering this exact question but I do think that when you have the server set to only show the names of the databases the user has access to, they will have to log in twice. Im not sure. I searched the filemaker.com tech support...

Filemaker: Calculation for number of years, calendar menu, exact number
calendar menu, exact number, drop down list: Donna; Using your dates of 1/24/1978 and 8/12/2008 This one will give you 30.569 (First Visit Date - Last Visit Date)/365 This one will give you 30 Year (First Visit Date) - Year (Last Visit Date ) But it will give you 31 if the dates are 12/31/1977...

Filemaker: Filemaker 9 Extrernal Data Sources, odbc drivers, data sources
odbc drivers, data sources, mysql database: Heidi; Im sorry it took me so long to get back to you. No excuse. This is a subject I cant help you with because I ve never used ODBC. However, if you will send me an email, I will find someone who does know about this and get you some help. My...

Filemaker: filemaker counting instances of a name, visits column, instances
visits column, instances: Lee; What you will need to do is create a new field and you can call it sName. Define it as a summary and it will be the COUNT of name. I would leave the running total option unchecked. You can put this field in the row with your names and it should...

Filemaker: Group fields together?, patron records, group fields
patron records, group fields, layout mode: Donna; First, I am so sorry it took me this long to get back to you. What you need to do is re-set your tab order. To do this: Go to Layout mode Under the Layout menu, go to Set Tab Order You can then click, Clear All and then click on each field...

Filemaker: table linking, graph, relationships
graph, relationships, relationship: Hello Kriszel; You must have a linking field in each table. For instance, if you have a contacts table, and an order table, you could have a contact ID in each table and then in the relationships graph, draw a line between them. This will establish the...

Filemaker: Weekly Sales Summary, sum function, dog training
sum function, dog training, receipts: Hello Sandy; You need to make a field called Week and use the WeekOfYear function to populate it with a number. (1 to 52), then you merely sort all of your records by week and have a sub-summary part sorted by week. Do you understand how to do this?...

Filemaker: File path from a container, ins
ins: Ozan; No, you cant drag and drop the file, you have to insert it or create a script that inserts it. If you place the image in the same folder as the FileMaker application, you can get the path by using the calculation Get(FileMaker Path). If you can...

Filemaker: Redefining Fields, accurate results, address street
accurate results, address street, good question: Melissa; Thats a good question to ask. Here s what I suggest: Save a back up just in case. The go ahead and change the field to text. You may notice a difference because it will show up exactly as you have entered it, where if its a number it may...

Filemaker: Calendar layout, calendar layout, double booking
calendar layout, double booking, filemaker database: It s been a while since I ve used FM 8.5 (we re up to FM 10 now). I ve never built a calendar app with a user interface that looks like a calendar. However I have created a number of booking solutions. I suggest you look carefully at iCal (www.icalshare.com,...

Filemaker: complex serial numbers, storage box, serial number
storage box, serial number, increment: Paul; To do this, you cant rely on the serial number function. You will have to have a separate table to generate some numbers, and then each time you create a new record (by way of script) it will go over to the other table and grab the latest number....

Filemaker: Inventory question, onix, input data
onix, input data, convent: John; Sorry for taking so long to get back to you. Also, sorry that you are having problems like this. It must be very frustrating. 1st, if it is possible you can send a copy of the file to me and I will try to do some things with it. I understand...

Filemaker: Setup Filemaker Pro 9, high speed cable, fastest computer
high speed cable, fastest computer, host computer: Anne; That will be a little more difficult, but I think it can work. What I would ask is that you email me directly and we will talk back and forth about this until you get it up and running. The newest fastest computer should be the host and it needs...

Filemaker: Closing Periods, stock field, script step
stock field, script step, closing stock: Hello Jyory; Yes, you can do that. You will have to familiarize yourself with the script steps and with access privileges. To carry forward the end month numbers, capture them in a variable. There is a script step called set variable , and you will...

Filemaker: Not displaying empty records, thanks norman, c field
thanks norman, c field, question thanks: Norman; The only way I can think of is to make a calculation field that combines all of ingredient fields. Something like this: Field A & ¶ & Field B & ¶ & Field C & ¶ & Field D This will be the only field you have on the layout. It might...

Filemaker: multiple many to many, amt component, jewelry business
amt component, jewelry business, jewelry pieces: Ian; Your question is a little too complicated for me to completely understand. I think it would be simpler for me to show you on the actual file than to explain it here. Can you prepare a sample file and send it to me along with a simple explanation...

Filemaker: pdf files, apple script, snozzle
apple script, snozzle, applescript: Hello Tom; You cannot open a pdf within FileMaker. If you have an Applescript that opens the pdf, you can activate that applescript from within Filemaker but it will open it in your pdf reader and you will be limited to whatever that reader lets you do....

Filemaker: Retaining portal data when related table record is deleted, filemaker, portal
filemaker, portal, cascading delete: Tony: Sorry, but I was not checking my email for a few days. I sure wish that I could have this site notify my by txt msg when I have a question waiting. Lately my new job has me so busy that I am just not able to check email as often I d like. Anyway,...

Filemaker: keeping a log of phone activity, filemaker pro, templates
filemaker pro, templates, databases: Andrew: I just got your message. I too started a new job on Monday and I have less access than usual to my FileMaker emails. So I apologize for the delay. You are absolutely correct, you can track this information on paper, or even in a spreadsheet,...

Filemaker: Text string, filemaker, search
filemaker, search, find: Mario: Thanks for the question. This is easily accomplished by performing a FIND and using a wild card search. If you are looking for a string that BEGINS with the letter f simply enter FIND mode and enter f* (do not use the quotes). This will find...

Filemaker: Filemaker 3 migration, layout objects, migration path
layout objects, migration path, appleworks 6: You can copy most of the layout objects and paste them, but I do not think you can actually convert version 3 to version 10. You would have to do it incrementally going thru version 5 and 7. Bento may be able to serve your needs but most likely you will...

Filemaker: Calendar layout, calendar layout, double booking
calendar layout, double booking, filemaker database: It s been a while since I ve used FM 8.5 (we re up to FM 10 now). I ve never built a calendar app with a user interface that looks like a calendar. However I have created a number of booking solutions. I suggest you look carefully at iCal (www.icalshare.com,...

Filemaker: Container field, container field, jpg file
container field, jpg file, filemaker 9: Octavio; Other than making a text field and actually typing in the name of the file, I dont know another way to do it. There may be a plug-in that can help you achieve it. Check this out: http://www.360works.com/supercontainer/ Jamey Ke...

Filemaker: Lending / Inventory Check-Out Track History, inventory type, history tables
inventory type, history tables, inventory check: Jonathan; You want to be able to look at a persons record and see which equipment they have (or did have) AND look at a record for a piece of equipment and see who has it (and who had it in the past). This is not audit tracking, but an inventory type of...

Filemaker: Summarizing Instances of a Name (or other field), correct layout, single line
correct layout, single line, serial number: Hello Gabe; On your layout, you need to make sure you have: A Header (this is optional, but good to have headings like Part Number and Part Description Sub-Summary when sorted by (and choose the name of the Part Number field). In this part you will...

Filemaker: Summing Annual Sales, db2, aggregate
db2, aggregate, quantities: GED Have you tried a simple sum calculation? Do it I m the table you are looking at not the one the portal is based on. If the field in the calculation is sales amount . Then the calculation will look like sum (sales::sales amount) If that does not...

Filemaker: sorting addresses, single street, apartment numbers
single street, apartment numbers, top of my head: It sounds like 123 High Street is in a single field. In order to sort by street name and then by number I think you ll have to split the field into two or three fields, being : StreetNumber StreetName StreetType You could keep StreetName and StreetType...

Filemaker: Archiving letters from Filemaker, virginia database, letter layout
virginia database, letter layout, archiving system: VIrginia: Have you had a chance to answer my questions? Jeffrey Virginia: Thank you for contacting AllExperts with a FileMaker Pro question. I need more information to answer your question. 1) What version of FileMaker Pro are you using?...

Filemaker: Auto Calculate Special Serial Number, three digit number, serial number
three digit number, serial number, serial numbers: Hello Tan; Have the three digit number as a separate serial number that is auto generated starting with 001. Then it will give you 002, 003, etc. Add this field onto the end of the other numbers. So, you will have a date number, and a serial number....

Filemaker: average of number field, restricted to last 7 records, FileMaker Pro, Year
FileMaker Pro, Year, Month: Abraham: I am also a diabetic. I am not sure about the structure of your database. How are you keeping multiple fields of data per day? Are you using a related table or repeating fields? If you want your summary to work, try using the date calculation...

Filemaker: Daily data summary, spreadsheet layout, daily basis
spreadsheet layout, daily basis, complicated question: Hello Brigitte; This is a pretty complicated question to try and answer here. What I suggest is that you send me your file (if possible) and go over each thing you want very clearly and specifically and we can solve them one at a time. Send to jameykey@jkat.com...

Filemaker: Drop down boxes, seperate files, custom values
seperate files, custom values, conflict of interest: Can you give me some more information. Specifically, what s is the nature of the database ? What information are you storing ? And, what sort of information is going into each of the drop down boxes ? I m trying to work out what the potential relationship...

Filemaker: dynamically convert absolute to relative path in container..., images, importing
images, importing, paths: I am pretty sure this can be done. If you have a reference to the files and you move the referenced file, I think all you need to do it point the reference to the current location. But when I was testing this I couldn t make the image files refresh after moving...

Filemaker: FileMaker Portals, Relationships, and creating new records, new tribe, material assets
new tribe, material assets, one tribe: Donna; I thought I answered this question last week, but I guess I didnt. You have to have a key field in each table. In the tribe table make a key field for each tribe. In each asset table have the same key field so it can relate to each tribe. That...

Filemaker: Filemaker 10 GetSummary problem, FileMaker, Summary
FileMaker, Summary, Export: Joy: As is often the case, I might need more information from you in order to properly answer your question but I will attempt to take a crack at it with the information you supplied. I rarely use GetSummary at all. GetSummary is only used for specific...

Filemaker: Filemaker9, portals, portal fields, mac answer
portal fields, mac answer, existing records: Actually it only needs to be checked on the side that contains the records that you will be viewing from the portal. Its a little confusing. If you have SALES and SALES ITEMS. You are on the sales layout and looking at a portal that has ten items in it...

Filemaker: Making an auto-incrementing serial number conditional, serial number, auto enter
serial number, auto enter, set field: Sorry it has been a few days, I have been in a class all week all day long and have had no access to my computer. I am going to read your question thoroughly and try to get right back to you with an answer, ok? Jeffrey P.S. I actually have some...

Filemaker: SECURE IMAGING PHOTOGRAPHS, Export Field Contents, Container fields
Export Field Contents, Container fields, run-time: Kathy: You can t really export binary data (like a photo) and have it end up in one file. You would need to go to each record and click on the container field (right-click) and export the contents that way. You can then select a location and enter a name...

Filemaker: Search, index, search
index, search, globals: Steve: Sorry it has been a few days, I have been in a class all week all day long and have had no access to my computer. I need some more information from you. The short answer is YES you can write a script to search a database. However when you...

Filemaker: calculating from a summary field, layout mode, style numbers
layout mode, style numbers, bottom of the list: Hello Carly; Yes it makes sense. You will have to create some summary fields that summarize the calculated fields. Then on layout mode, you can place them at the bottom of the list in a sub-summary part. When you find all the records you want, you...

Filemaker: String of Text from Differrent Records, FileMaker Pro, loop
FileMaker Pro, loop: Paul: Sure, just write a looping calc something like this: Go to first record Loop Set Field (gFirstName, gFirstName & , & FirstName) Go to next record End Loop (on last record) Basically what you are doing is copying the contents of the...

Filemaker: container fields, container field, container fields
container field, container fields, time and trouble: Hello Aspen; You can probably make a calculation field that is something like this: If (the name of your container field goes here = ;0;1) This should put a 1 in the records that have something in the container field and a zero in the records...

Filemaker: creating a report, FileMaker Pro, Reports
FileMaker Pro, Reports, Summary: I am happy to help and I have some questions. What is the relationship between: Members Guests Students Are you using FMP 10? Basically if you want to create a report that represents the relationship between parent and child records the key is:...

Filemaker: Filemaker to MS database, filemaker Pro, export
filemaker Pro, export, excel: Chris: Sorry I had problems with my email this week and then I tried to answer with my iPhone and that didn t work and some how my password was not saved so there is three strikes against me. To answer your question, you can export your database into...

Filemaker: Zoom, FileMaker Pro, Window Zoom
FileMaker Pro, Window Zoom: Jerry: First of all I would ask why? Are you asking about the percentage at the bottom left corner of the screen? You could create an opening script with a step Set Zoom Level and use the pop up window in the step to set the percentage. Again,...

Filemaker: Zoom, mac os 10, open script
mac os 10, open script, zoom: Hello Jerry; Create a script called OPEN. That script will have one step - SET ZOOM LEVEL, then set it at whichever level you prefer. Then go to File / File Options and select the Open/Close tab. Check Perform Script and select the OPEN script. ...

Filemaker: average, FileMaker Pro, summary
FileMaker Pro, summary, average: You create a summary calculation field which gets the average of the field you want. Go to Define Fields, type the name of the field (Average Age) and click Summary as the Type of field. Then click the radio button for the Average and click on the field that...

Filemaker: Excel to Filemaker, dean deluca, al bahar
dean deluca, al bahar, costa coffee: You need to import your data into two tables in FileMaker. One is the retailer and one is the shopping centres. Then you would have a join table of each retailer/shopping centre, if a retailer exists in more than one shopping centre. Each location record...

Filemaker: Exporting Information from Filemaker Pro 10 to MS Word 04 (MAC), horizon financial, blank application
horizon financial, blank application, mail: Jim; The only way I know to do this would be to click the button which is configured to export your fields into a text file, which you can then open in Word, but I dont know how to get this data into an existing Word file. That would probably be a mail-merge...

Filemaker: filemake and fillable forms, residential care facility, fillable forms
residential care facility, fillable forms, other relevant information: Jeff; What you really need is a second layout that is based on the same table as the first layout. The only difference is that this layout will actually be your PRN form and will include the fields and wording you want to appear on the form. The script...

Filemaker: Grocery counter set up, FileMaker, barcode
FileMaker, barcode, scripts: This involves creating looping scripts in FileMaker Pro and using hardware and software that is not native to FileMaker Pro. This is not too hard to do for an experienced FileMaker developer, however it does involve programming that is out of scope of FileMaker...

Filemaker: merging two subsummary reports, sales invoices, two different ways
sales invoices, two different ways, conventional approach: Hi Carly; This is going to require a non-conventional approach. Otherwise you are going to have to make some major changes to your database and we dont want to get into that. What I have in mind is very low-tech. Generating one report, and making a screen...

Filemaker: Rolling Line Items, relation ship, key field
relation ship, key field, free templates: Chris: Absolutely! You nailed it. Do NOT create fields for each invoice item. Rather you should create a Table for InvoiceLineItems that is related to your Parts Table and your Invoice Table. For every invoice you will have one or more Parts. You need...

Filemaker: Alternate Background Fill, blank area, blank space
blank area, blank space, email: HI Jamie I dont understand. There should not be any blank area in the window. There should only be the fields you have selected to be on the layout when in table view. Are you sure you are not in list view? Because in list view there will be some blank...

Filemaker: FM Pro 10 data exported to Excel loses formatting in originally empty cells, empty cells, excel spreadsheets
empty cells, excel spreadsheets, export records: Send the spreadsheet to jeffrey@filemakerproguy.com Follow up: Can you please detail your process? It sounds like you do an Export from FileMaker Pro into Excel. I need to know why, when etc. What is the purpose? And then you format the spreadsheet?...

Filemaker: FM Pro 10 data exported to Excel loses formatting in originally empty cells, blank cells, borders
Filemaker: FM Pro 10 data exported to Excel loses formatting in originally empty cells, blank cells, borders

Filemaker: Inventory Calculation, jeffrey paul, answe
jeffrey paul, answe, inventory control: Paul: I am in a class today but I wanted to get you a short answer. I will provide more detail later today: do not use repeating fields. Use related tables with primary and foreign key relationships Jeffrey Paul: I posted an longer answer about...

Filemaker: Numbering sequentially in layouts, lever arch files, thanks in advance
lever arch files, thanks in advance, email: Hello Adrian; Im pretty sure this can be done, but I dont understand completely. Lets communicate by email and see what we can do. Please tell me again what you want to do in as simple terms as possible. Include a copy of the file if you can. My email...

Filemaker: Presentation of Graphics in a Container Field, morning gentlemen, container field
morning gentlemen, container field, qicktime: Michael; What Im going to suggest will take a few minutes, but I think you will get some results. Send an email to dallas@fmpug.com and ask how to get on the mailing list. Also put your question below that. Follow the directions you receive to get on...

Filemaker: attendance tracking, Filemaker, calendar
Filemaker, calendar, seedcode: Jim: Sorry for the delay. I was offline for a week. Your question is very simple! And a common one. The answer is: use a template. What you are doing, creating a calendar program, is the most requested feature of FileMaker Pro, and the hardest to achieve...

Filemaker: attendance tracking, attendance dates, first timer
attendance dates, first timer, filemaker: Jim; First I apologize for taking so long to answer. I think there most likely is a simpler way to do this. Maybe you should think in terms of having a separate table for attendance. One record will be one attendance date for one person. The attendance...

Filemaker: auto-format data entered, kyu, isempty
kyu, isempty, 9b: Jim; There probably is a complicated calculation that you could use to format this, but I dont know how. And if you do that, some user will then enter something you did not consider and mess that calculation all up. I would recommend that you have three...

Filemaker: Converting an MS Access Database to FM Pro, FileMaker to Access conversion
FileMaker to Access conversion: Mother Barbara: Thanks for the update. I have lots of options for you. First of all: what does your database DO? What does it track, report, etc? Also, who created your database? Did you buy it pre-designed? DId you develop it? Did you hire someone...

Filemaker: serial number generation, swoop, ooh
Filemaker: serial number generation, swoop, ooh, serials

Filemaker: Is the field empty - FM Pro 8.5, test sheet, student database
test sheet, student database, test time: Jim: Thanks for the update. You can send me the file at jeffrey@filemakerproguy.com and I will check it out. The short answer is yes, there are methods of scripting that will check to see if a field is empty or whatever. I just can t quite understand...

Filemaker: find, match and delete, filemaker program, database command
filemaker program, database command, email newsletter: You need to make a NEW TABLE. Call it Email Imported. Then create a field in that database called Email Imported. Then you relate this table to your other table and update the database using the technique that I suggested. You need to delete the 985 records...

Filemaker: Report grouping, filemaker, relationships
filemaker, relationships, reports: Jeff: Sorry for the delay. I was offline for a week. Would you please send me the database? I would like to look at your setup and then I can offer a specific answer. Again, Sorry for the delay. Jeffrey jeffrey@filemakerproguy.com =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=...

Filemaker: serial number generation, Filemaker, calcs
Filemaker, calcs, serial numbers: Kenny: Thanks so much for a terrific question. Before I answer the question I need to make sure that you understand a CARDINAL RULE of database design. Serial numbers must be 1) serial numbers 2) usually numbers only -- I sometimes break this rule...

Filemaker: How to make a simple system with filemaker?, filemaker pro, relationships
filemaker pro, relationships, layouts: William: Thanks for the question. Welcome to the world of FileMaker Pro. We are so pleased that you found us. You will find that FileMaker and Access share many attributes. You certainly have a leg up on other users because you have previous database development...

Filemaker: Exporting Data with Formatting Retained, database fields, export data
database fields, export data, upper case: Hello Jamie; I think you are on the right track defining a calculated field to be upper case. And no, you cannot edit it. You will have to have two fields. The regular text field that you can edit, and the calculated field that you will export. Or...

Filemaker: Exporting Data with Formatting Retained, fm database, time fields
Filemaker: Exporting Data with Formatting Retained, fm database, time fields, title case

Filemaker: Related Tables - Missing Records, FileMaker, relationships
FileMaker, relationships, layouts: Thanks for the question. Unfortunately, the answer is sorta long and it will require that you either send me the file, or do some pretty serious homework. I am going to provide you with some direction, and a primer on database design using FileMaker Pro, and...

Filemaker: Mixed up fonts when exporting to excel, FileMaker Pro, Fields
FileMaker Pro, Fields, Formatting: Wendy: Thanks for the question. The answer is a bit difficult to wrap one s head around, the first time. Basically, when you tell FileMaker to set the font to Title Case, your are instructing the layout to DISPLAY the font, size, or case on THAT LAYOUT...

Filemaker: separating records into separate groups for email, fan mailing, sort records
fan mailing, sort records, correct addresses: Sorry for the delay, Christmas got in the way. Several methods could work for you to pull 100 records at a time. You can Find all Records and Sort (if you want them in some order) UnMark all records Go to First Record Go to 101st record. Omit...

Filemaker: Filemaker Email question, filemaker pro, importing records
filemaker pro, importing records, sending email: Sorry about the delay in response. You need to learn about scripting. Basically you need to write a script uses the EMAIL command. This script will find the first group of recipients, loop thru them sending one message to all recipients. Then you can find...

Filemaker: Filemaker Email, productivity pack, email campaign
productivity pack, email campaign, business productivity: Hello Bruce; Yes you are correct there probably isnt any information on how to do this or anything else in FileMaker. Its kind of like buying a car - it doesnt tell you how to drive it or where to go, you have to know and do all of that yourself and everyone...

Filemaker: Incrementing values, invoice number, shoulder surgery
invoice number, shoulder surgery, numbering system: please call me. i just had shoulder surgery and cant use left arm. typing is difficult. 312-961-4742 I can talk you thru this if you call me. Several ways to handle this. Jinne: I was hoping to have rec d a phone call from you last week. I am back...

Filemaker: Todo reminder, runtime application, auto entry
runtime application, auto entry, filemaker database: I believe that with a runtime solution you cannot change the structure of the database. You would have to change the original FileMaker database and then convert to a runtime again. But then you would have to export the data from runtime 1 and import it...

Filemaker: Calculations, Filemaker pro, invoice
Filemaker pro, invoice, calculations: Pete: Thanks for asking this question. I think this will be pretty simple, if you set up the solution properly. If I understand you correctly you have a Products database (or maybe, I hope, it is simply one of the Tables in your database solution)....

Filemaker: E-mail reminder, mail reminder, mail script
mail reminder, mail script, script step: Hello Emiliano; Yes you can do this. You will use the send mail script step. You will have to run the script every day to check if an entry has been made and if not, then it will send the reminder (which kind of defeats the purpose) In Version 10 there...

Filemaker: equipment availability check / Filemaker Pro 10.0, booking equipment, equipment id
booking equipment, equipment id, office london: Erik: Email: jeffrey@filemakerproguy.com And it is crucial that your database have a record for each unique machine. The location of the machine is simply another attribute of the equipment. One machine, and one machine only, in a record. I ll address...

Filemaker: Upgrading, filemaker pro 6, installation cd
filemaker pro 6, installation cd, version 6: Melissa; Im not sure if you can convert directly from FileMaker Pro 6 to version 11. I believe you can. If so, its merely a matter of opening your file within version 11. Version 11 is drastically different but you should be able to use your old file...

Filemaker: Next date, soccor, nice day
soccor, nice day, mom: Hello Susanne; Youre going to have to be more specific. How will the file know to enter 5/1/10? Where does this number come from? Do you want it to add one month to the 4/1 date? Email me and I will help you. Have a nice day Jamey jameykey@jkat.co...

Filemaker: Printing 2 labels per page, 10 envelope, bottom panel
10 envelope, bottom panel, name badge: Hello Ranae; You have to adjust the layout until it prints out exactly as you want. When using a label layout, its kind of tricky. What I would do is duplicate the layout and make small adjustments to that one so you will have the original layout untouched...

Filemaker: Selecting Thumbnail images, script that grabs, thumbnail images
script that grabs, thumbnail images, central standard time: Pete: The answer is probably yes. I have been working with FileMaker for over 20 years. You CAN do anything with FileMaker. And you can accomplish your goals in many ways. However, the method that I describe is my best recommendation. It is not easy to...

Filemaker: Transferring thumbnail selection to quotation layout, filemaker pro, relationships
filemaker pro, relationships, layouts: Pete: Sorry this has taken me so long to respond. My wife has been using my laptop to study for her boards and I have been out of the loop. Your question is a great one. It is however a rather complicated one to answer. Frankly we usually answer questions...

Filemaker: jpeg in filemaker won't print, windos xp professional, error 53
windos xp professional, error 53, graphics application: Hello Cathy; It sounds as though you may have a corrupt jpeg. Are you sure you raised it right? Im just kidding. You may want to open the jpeg in a graphics application and save it and use the saved copy in your layout. If you dont have a graphics...

Filemaker: invoicing number, current date, primary key
current date, primary key, invoicing: Thanks for the question. First of all I hope this serial number is for printing only and not a primary key or part of logic or the TOG. You can accomplish this one of many ways. One way would be to create a field or variable that evaluates current date...

Filemaker: Summary help, aggregates, flour
aggregates, flour, footer: Stuart; This is pretty simple. The name fields have to be in separate records. One record will have a name field and an amount field. So by your example above, you would have 5 records each listing a name and an amount. Then you define a field called...

Filemaker: Counting numbers in Filemaker, time waster, robust program
time waster, robust program, counting numbers: Ken; Im sorry you didnt get a notice telling you there was a reply. I just didnt understand exactly what you wanted. You need four additional fields: Yes (a calculation field with the formula. If ( TheNameOfYourField = Yes ;1;0) No (a calculation...

Filemaker: would Filemaker be good for this?, visual interface, quarter panels
visual interface, quarter panels, dents: Mike: You can do just about anything with FileMaker Pro actually. You just need to find the right developer. Can you give me more details. It sounds like you are creating a program for estimating damage to automobiles, correct? The more info you can share,...

Filemaker: opening pdf with "open url"?, script step, script option
script step, script option, url command: No, I dont think thats possible. IF the pdf is posted on a website, then you can open it, but if its on your computer, the open URL command wont work. Its possible an Applescript of some kind would open it and there is a Perform Applescript script step in...

Filemaker: Scanning, optical character recognition, filemaker pro database
optical character recognition, filemaker pro database, record receipts: RIchard: Of course you can scan documents, like receipts, or whatever, and you can put that data into a FileMaker Pro database. I did take a peek at the shoeboxed.com website, and there is not much to look at, even when I clicked on Take The Tour link....

Filemaker: FileMaker Pro 6 Compatibility, FileMaker Pro, version
FileMaker Pro, version, windows compatibility: Thanks for the question. FileMaker Pro is absolutely compatible with Windows. FileMaker is a Windows Certified application. However you do need to upgrade to a more recent version of FileMaker Pro. FileMaker is on version 11 now. You are about 10 years behind....

Filemaker: FM Pro - Convert Date to Number, text string, artist title
text string, artist title: Hello Jamie; Here is the calculation you need and the result should be marked as TEXT (Your ARTIST calculation goes here) & (Your TITLE calculation goes here) & If(Month(Date) ≤ 9; 0 & Month(Date); Month(Date)) & If(Day(Date) ≤ 9; 0 &...

Filemaker: Printing info, Filemaker Pro, printing
Filemaker Pro, printing, layouts: Thanks for the question. I am not sure I have enough information but I will attempt to answer what I think you are asking. FileMaker Pro can be used to create 4 up cards. You simply create a new layout, you can choose from MANY different layout types and...

Filemaker: portal row search, FileMaker Pro, tables
FileMaker Pro, tables, relationships: Gunter: Sorry for the delay. This question has a fairly long answer and I need more information. Basically you probably need more tables (a JOIN table) and you need to use relationships to express your data properly. In order to see the last payment...

Filemaker: Opening a file from a filemaker10 database, native script, script step
native script, script step, setting up a database: Hello Tess; You are on the right track. Opening an outside application can be tricky. You may already know more about this than I do. Youre going to have to use the Perform Applescript script step as a calculated Applescript then direct it to the proper...

Filemaker: Minute Calculation within single Field, business logic, area2
business logic, area2, morningside: Thanks for your question. There is an answer, possible more than one, but I need to know more information. Given the info that you shared, there are three records at Belmore Rd, correct? Can you please explain what is happening here? In plain English, like,...

Filemaker: Incremental Invoice ID numbers, invoice orders, flag field
invoice orders, flag field, invoice template: James: Thanks for your questions. I have some answers. In order to add letters to the Invoice serial number, all you do is go to Define Fields and find the field that is the serial number. You will want to change the type from number (if it is number)...

Filemaker: FileMaker 10 adv. for windows, FileMaker Pro, Script
FileMaker Pro, Script, Custom menu: Alanis: Thanks for the question. I am a little confused by your question but I think I do have an answer. First of all, you can in fact create custom menu items in FileMaker Pro. Meaning you can customize the menu commands, removing the default commands,...

Filemaker: Web accesss of db record, filemaker database, accesss
filemaker database, accesss, database record: Hello Stuart; Although Im not sure exactly what youre talking about, there is probably a way to do that. I dont know how to do it however. Are you not able to set up the database and begin testing it while still using your current system? I think youre...

Filemaker: Conditional formatting of related records using GetNthRecord, conditional formatting, circus performance
conditional formatting, circus performance, field boxes: I have been using FMP for over 20 years, and it has changed a lot since I started using it. If you have only been using it for a week, I suggest that you take a class or get some books. I wish I could answer your question, but I don t have enough information....

Filemaker: Free Data?, us census data, state zip code
us census data, state zip code, google search: Alex: Cool. If I find data I will let you know. And if you have questions about web based Filemaker or run-times, ask away. Also, I think a SOAP server is a place to access data. I don t know a lot about it, but it s my understanding that there are servers...

Filemaker: Conditional Format, conditional formatting, mac os x
conditional formatting, mac os x, field changes: Jerry; Sorry it took so long to get back to you. Conditional formatting is tricky. I have set up a sample file that will show you how to do this. If you will contact me by email, I will send it to you and you can see the formula for the conditional...

Filemaker: Container field, container fields, container field
container fields, container field, concatenate: Dillip; First, I am so sorry that it took so long to get back to you. I apologize. I have tried to find an answer to your question, but I just cannot make it work. You can have the two fields side by side, or even make a calculation field that will...

Filemaker: Creating a Calculation with data from many records
Hello Alexander; Have you ever used a summary field? Create a new field and define it as a summary of the time field. Specify it as the total of the time field. This will give you a total across all the records in the found set. Email me directly...

Filemaker: Conditional Format, mac os x, example database
mac os x, example database, field changes: Jerry: Sorry for the delay I was offline for a while. What have you tried thus far? In order to best answer your question, I would need some field names that you use and more specific information on the process. Sometimes it helps to send a screen...

Filemaker: URLs in portals with IWP - please help!, url text field, script step
url text field, script step, open url: David, Im so sorry it took me so long to get back to you. I dont use IPW, so I really cant answer your question. Open URL is supposed to be web compatible. I worked with this for a little while and I get the same results you do. Have you found a...

Filemaker: Conditional Format, mac os x, ipad
mac os x, ipad, fp7: Jerry: Sorry, I started grad school a couple weeks ago and I have been slammed. If you could please resend me your example file, I will create the solution that I like the best and send it back to you. If you do this right now, I can get right back to...

Filemaker: Custom Auto Serial Number, relationship graph, database answer
relationship graph, database answer, what this means: Paulette: Ok here is my response and sorry for the delay/confusion. I actually got another question about serial numbers and perhaps that was from a different person. First of all, your INVOICE ID, which is the key to your relationships between other...

Filemaker: DB structure for lending library and script help, bar code scanner, patron id
bar code scanner, patron id, structure work: Brian; First, I apologize for not getting to your question sooner. Do you still need help? If so, please email me directly at jameykey@jkat.com and I will try to help you solve this problem this weekend. Hope to hear back from you soon, Brian. Jame...

Filemaker: ExecuteSQL statement, flat database, typical question
flat database, typical question, time problem: Susan What part of New York are you located? I am in chicago, and headed to Catskills/Albany this weekend. There are FMP developers all over the place. This is not hard and its actually quite intuitive. If you had a bit more of FMP experience. It...

Filemaker: FileMaker Pro 10 & DYMO LabelWriter, dymo labelwriter twin turbo, dymo label
dymo labelwriter twin turbo, dymo label, mountain lion: Hello John; This is a tough one. I had pretty good luck with my Dymo after a lot of initial setup. Is your Filemaker 10 up to date? There may have been an updater for that. Or you may want to download a trial version of Filemaker 12. Try that then...

Filemaker: migrating from access to bento or filemaker for Mac, Filemaker, Accounting
Filemaker, Accounting, Banking: Christine: Sorry for the delay in responding. Juggling a few too many balls these days. Welcome to the Macintosh! I am also a Macintosh guy as well as being a FileMaker Pro Guy. I work at an Apple Store in Chicago. I used a PC back in the 80s. So I have...

Filemaker: 50 DAY MOVING AVERAGE WITHOUT EXTRA LAYOUTS, merry christmas and happy new year, happy new year
merry christmas and happy new year, happy new year, moving average: Hello Constandinos and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year I am sorry for taking so long to get back to you. The first thing I would recommend is to make a new field called Record Number . It is a calculation that will be the current record number....

Filemaker: Excel / FMP Data Sharing, FileMaker Pro, container fields
FileMaker Pro, container fields, graphs: Chas: Thanks for your question. I know the solution right off the bat! Upgrade to FileMaker Pro 12 (or 12 Advanced). Charting has been improved radically. Short of that will probably require that I do some research and head scratching as it has been...

Filemaker: monitor what is done by the user on filemaker, layout example, layout view
layout example, layout view, fifo: First, create a separate table called Events Then go back to each of your original tables and create scripts that will log the information to Events and attach them to buttons. The events will only be captured if the user clicks the button. For example;...

Filemaker: Need FM Help, FIleMaker Pro, PDF
FIleMaker Pro, PDF, Print: Stephanie: Hello and welcome to AllExperts and the FileMaker support area! I have a few questions for you before we get started: Where are you located? (time zone is important) What version of FileMaker Pro are you using? What is your platform? (Macintosh,...

Filemaker: Serial Number, serial number field, filemaker
serial number field, filemaker, two letters: Jed; Im sorry it took so long to get back to you. You will have to set up a few fields. In your contacts table you will have to have an abbreviation set up for each company, and the same for each product. And you will also have a serial number field...

Filemaker: Continued Problem with script, mr cannon, dear mr
mr cannon, dear mr, thr: MC Sorry you are having trouble. Firstly as a matter of procedure, I would not recommend altering your scripts, I suggested, I hope, that you create new scripts using my logic, this way if it doesn t work, I won t feel bad about messing with your database....

Filemaker: Finding Records using multiple criteria scripts...., FileMaker, FIND
FileMaker, FIND, Script: MCB: Thank you for your question. It s a good one and I think I have a solution for you that requires that you step outside the box for a moment. I think you will agree that the solution might be a bit eaier than your originall thought if you address the...

Filemaker: Using multiple search criteria, former pupils, mr key
former pupils, mr key, multiple records: MCB; Did you know you can find records with an empty field by typing an = into the field in find mode? Make your usual find request and type a = sign into the email field. That will find the usual records not containing an email address. If you don...

Filemaker: Present a number in 3 digit format, cutter number, screen grab
cutter number, screen grab, number entries: Jason: So sorry for the delay in responding, I totally forgot about this. Luckily your solution is simple. I had difficulty reading the screen grab you posted, it doesn t enlarge without getting fuzzy. But I was able to see one part of it that tells...

Filemaker: deployment issue, FileMaker, dashboard
FileMaker, dashboard, found set calculations : Pietro Thanks for your question. I attempted to reply the day you sent it, but it appears that my response failed. To answer again, and I apologize for the delay, yes, you can multiply values that are on a found set of records. There are several ways...

Filemaker: filemaker autonumbering/serial nos., church registers, filemaker scripts
church registers, filemaker scripts, burial registers: Hello Desmond; My preferred method is to have a contact ID for each person then go with that in any way you use them in the future. Go back and tell me the specific problems you run into if Desmond has ID of 1 and only 1. Send directly to my email. ...

Filemaker: Inventory sub-increments, container number, inventory database
container number, inventory database, increment: Eve: If you need more help, you can always find me offline, jeffrey@filemakerproguy.com Did I answer all your questions? It looks like you still need help with assigning unique serial numbers? If that is true then here is the answer: You can use the...

Filemaker: Help to filemaker, danca, email
danca, email, reply: Hello Vitor; Youre going to have to explain it a little better for me. What will the sum look like? Do you mean: A Danca Do Kumole = 8 A Frutaria = 2 A Garagem da vinzinha = 1 like that? And then sort starting with highest number? ...

Filemaker: serial numbers as values in a popup list, relationship graph, address phone number
relationship graph, address phone number, customer table: Ed: Hey Ed, I apologize for the delay, I was taking a bit of a break from the site due to personal stuff and only just now am able to assist again. Thanks so much for the question! This is a great one and the answer is yes, I do know how to do this and...

Filemaker: Serialize based on multiple field data?, flat database, proper direction
flat database, proper direction, client id: Susan: I think I answered your question just now and noticed this follow up. What about the Apple Store? Which Apple Store? It is true that running the current version is a good thing. Can you tell me more about your database? I posed a bunch...

Filemaker: Serialized numbers for various sources, serial number field, continuous number
serial number field, continuous number, explanatory paragraph: If you want to discuss this over the phone, please call: 312-961-4742 You are correct. In fact FileMaker Pro cannot, using the serial number function built into the program, generate serial numbers, then regenerate serial numbers starting from the beginning...

Filemaker: extracting email from enclosing letters, john thorne, x mail
john thorne, x mail, script step: John; The function you are looking for (I believe) is going to be PatternCount. You re going to have to familiarize yourself on how to use that because I dont know. Ive seen it used before, but I really am not sure how it works. Here is an example...

Filemaker: filemaker 12, computer science terms, old computer science
computer science terms, old computer science, donation data: Hmmm. I don t know if I got an email from you. What is the email address? And yes, you can actually create a report in either table, the Donor table with fields from the Donations table or you could just create a report in the Donations table. There is...

Filemaker: Mail Merge the contents of a container field., container field, png file
container field, png file, png image: The container field, even if it were a calculation would only show the contents of the container field. You could have two fields close together - the mail merge field and the container field arranged in such a way that it sort of looks like one field. ...

Filemaker: Scripting in Filemaker 12, FileMaker Pro, page numbering
FileMaker Pro, page numbering, total pages: i apologize for the delay, my email, website, domain name, etc all went down and it has taken a while to get back up. I am sorry you are having difficulty with this page numbering thing. I too struggled with it. Good news though: Your question is a common...

Filemaker: Filemaker Pro
Once you have determined that the data in the PRICECALC field is correct and thats what you want in your PRICE field, just click into the PRICE field in any record and choose Records Replace Field Contents Replace with Calculated Results and specify...

Filemaker: Invoice
Hello Nikke; 1) If a figure is being auto calculated, just go to Manage Database, select the field and click Options. Then uncheck the AUTO ENTER option that is being auto entered. Your field may in fact be defined as a CALCULATION, and in that case you...

Filemaker: Adding the same field, knowladge, pro5
knowladge, pro5: Hello Gareth; It sounds like you need to use a summary instead of a calculation. Summaries report on a field across all of the records you are browsing. You may want to use a summary that is the total of the field you are talking about. But summaries...

Filemaker: Application development, billing application, fm7
billing application, fm7, terrabytes: Hello; From my understanding, FM7 has a much bigger capacity than before. Im sure a years worth of your transactions would be no problem. It hasnt been proven yet because version 7 just came out, but at some point you would probably want to archive the...

Filemaker: Automated reminder in FileMaker, filemaker pro database, filemaker pro 6
filemaker pro database, filemaker pro 6, software plugin: Gregory: While it is true that FM can do automated tasks, it is somewhat cumbersome. There are two ways - the first is third party. There are several software plugin authors that will allow you to pass a request to an external procedure. The second is...

Filemaker: Automatic pathname, mydocs, class1
mydocs, class1, xyz: Martin; I dont know how to do that, but im sure it can be done with a plug-in. I use Troi file plug in for that. www.troi.com You can also check with the people at CNS to see if they have a plug-in. http://www.cnsplug-ins.com/ Also, i would recommend...

Filemaker: Auto_run script, auto run, scripts
auto run, scripts: This is a bit tedious. You must first lay out what you would like the script to do upon opening? (ie. sorting records). SCRIPTS SCRIPTMAKER CREATE - give the script a name ENTER the mode you will be in BROWSE or PREVIEW etc enter the rest of the...

Filemaker: Which would be better for me Filemaker Pro or Developer?, printing prepress, filemaker pro 6
printing prepress, filemaker pro 6, purchasing officer: Tom: Sorry for the delay. To answer the first part of your response - developer sounds like it might work better for you. Don t forget, each seat/node must be running a full version of filemaker pro. As well, it is defintely easier to make a look and...

Filemaker: How to build a databse for books, magazines and xerox articles, collection of books, xerox
collection of books, xerox, scripts: Hello Jose; You may not need to use a relationship at all. I would suggest you start with one of the templates that comes with FileMaker. The one labeled Inventory looks like it will have what you need. Of course you can add extra fields and scripts...

Filemaker: Calculation to count specified text in a field, accurate count, what this means
accurate count, what this means, data entry: Hello Kirsten; Heres what I would do: 1. Make a calculation field called CompleteYes . The calculation is If (Complete = Yes ;1;0) What this means is the field will contain a 1 if Yes is entered into the Complete field. If its NO or empty (or anything...

Filemaker: Calculation field, percentage values, sample database
percentage values, sample database, mcf: Hi Dave; This is kind of complicated and will probably take some thinking over. Could you possibly make a small sample database and include some records in each one and send it to me? Then I can play with it a little and get back to you. Jamey Key...

Filemaker: Choosing the right relationship, necessary relationships, example database
necessary relationships, example database, book database: Jose: Actually, a book database is one of the easiest DB s to create but can be one of the more complex structures. All the training books start with that type of example database. Within a book database you will have one to one, one to many and many...

Filemaker: Combining Parent and Child Records, key field, right direction
key field, right direction: Hello Robert; If I am following you correctly, maybe you could make a calculation field in the file you are working on that follows this format: fieldA & & relatedfield1 & & relatedfield2 then the script would copy the new calculation field,...

Filemaker: Convert .fp7 files to Access 2003, filemaker files, export records
filemaker files, export records, filemaker database: Jason; If it has the export records item greyed out, it must be because your access privileges do not allow export of data. You will have to talk to the person who has the master password to the database to be able to export records. Other than that,...

Filemaker: Converting files to FilMaker Pro 5.5, csv format, csv file
csv format, csv file, jack palmer: Jack: Good day. I am not familiar with NutshellPlus II. In general, a way to get data from one application to another is to use either a csv or tab-delimited file or some sort of ODBC connection. I would recommend the following procedure if you decide...

Filemaker: Copying fields to 2nd. table, details table, table database
details table, table database, location field: KC: Since the two tables are related you can create a script that will go to the other table (Related records only), then goto the last record, copy the contents of your field, then go back to the master table and paste the values. Try this. If you...

Filemaker: calculation for file path, container fields, container field
container fields, container field, path name: Hello Patty; The Get file path function is used to return the location of the database you are using, not to place a file into a field. If you want to place an external graphic into a container, you would have to use a plug in. You can try www.cnsplug-ins.com...

Filemaker: changing color of portion of text, keyboard command, quickeys
keyboard command, quickeys, color font: John: Unfortunately, no you can not do that. An easy way - well none that I am aware of. Although, I must admit, I have never had this question nor the need. I would go to some active IRC or chat area and ask around. One word of caution when doing this...

Filemaker: convert M.SWORD FILE TO PDF FORMAT, database area, filemaker database
database area, filemaker database, adobe acrobat: A Hayee: Thank you for the question, however, you are asking the question in the Filemaker Database area. While I do not offer help with this subject matter, I can help with the first question. How do you convert a word file to pdf. You can purchase...

Filemaker: How to convert number to text string?, text string, calc
text string, calc, marx: You have to create a field called NumberField and then a calculation field. The calc is text and unstored. See if this will work. Let me know, jameykey@jkat.com (thanks to FM Developer Marx Martin for providing the calculation) Here is the calculation:...

Filemaker: creating groups in Filemaker, filemaker pro 6, creating groups
filemaker pro 6, creating groups, holiday mailing: Hello Michael; Im not entirely sure if I understand correctly, because I have never used ACT. But in FileMaker, you can define a field and then define the values it will contain. One of the values might be mailing list . That value would be checked...

Filemaker: Database Report Generators, report generators, lotus 123
report generators, lotus 123, generator programs: Hello Bruce; The short answer is no. I dont know of any that will not require some degree of programming. You can download the trial version of FileMaker Pro and there are some templates included that do have some reports built in. It wont cost anything...

Filemaker: Database Report Generators, report generators, lotus 123
report generators, lotus 123, generator programs: Mr. Broder: I am not sure what is out there that is cheap. Of course there are the industry standard products of Harvard and Crystal Reports - not cheap. Look at ZDnet, CNET, tucows, etc. maybe these sites will have something. If you import the data...

Filemaker: Displaying related data two tables away, learning curve, database theory
learning curve, database theory, three tables: Hi Chuck; I answered this question the other day, but I must not have hit the submit button. sorry. You cant do that in version 5.5 without a lot of extra calculations and moving things around. Version 7 does it well. As for upgrading, IF you can...

Filemaker: Duplicating records along with the related portal records., related records, chisel
related records, chisel, relationship: Hello Chisel; The answer is NO. It cannot be done easily. But it can be done. It depends on how the portal records are connected to the main record you are looking at. You may want to set up the relationship so that ALL records are related. That way,...

Filemaker: database building / recommendation for designers?, boston new england, basilius
boston new england, basilius, boston area: Ms. Basilius: Good day. I do not know of anyone in the Boston area. I do not really keep up on that information. As for the price of a person - really that is in the eye of the consultant. I have seen rates from 65.00 /hr up to 185.00 per hour - depending...

Filemaker: Which database is right for me?, web compatability, plug ins
web compatability, plug ins, party developers: Hello Trisha; FileMaker can do it. And if you are willing to invest a little time learning it, you will find it will meet your needs for a long time. Name, address, and phone numbers - no problem in fact you can probably find templates on the internet...

Filemaker: Another database, act database, act website
act database, act website, lisa lisa: Lisa; I have never used ACT so I cant answer your questions. I do see on the act website that there are user groups available and these are a great source for getting answers. Go to www.act.com and under the User Community tab, choose User Groups and...

Filemaker: One db file or many?, menu field, racking my brain
menu field, racking my brain, application menu: Hello Allan; This is much easier to do in version 7 or 8 because it uses account names. In version 5, it is not very secure and your users can find a way to hack around it, but what you have to do is make sure each user name is the same as the salesperson...

Filemaker: Easy to use Filer, free trial version, address book
free trial version, address book, phone list: Hello Harry; This is what FileMaker does. I would recommend that you go to their website and download the free trial version. This includes an address book template that you can use right away. If however you decide to buy the full version, it is not...

Filemaker: Email modifiable forms, excel sheet, pro database
excel sheet, pro database, elegant solution: Hello Ryan; The only thing I can think of is to go to the file menu and choose Save/Records as... Excel and then email the Excel sheet. They can fill that in and send it back to you but its not a very elegant solution. Another alternative is to send a...

Filemaker: Export data to Access Database, access databases, export data
access databases, export data, filemaker: Hello Guillermo; You may be able to import directly from FileMaker, but most likely you will have to export a tab delimited text file from FileMaker and import that into access. Im sure there isnt much to it. If you will email me directly, I will reply...

Filemaker: Exporting Filemaker Files, page layout program, filemaker files
page layout program, filemaker files, filemaker developers: Phil; As far as I know there isnt an easy way to do it. Here are the options as I see it: Import records (but lose formatting) Copy and Paste Use FileMaker to publish the document It seems to me there was a product called Data Shaper a few years...

Filemaker: Exporting results from a portal, export records, mac os 10
export records, mac os 10, entry numbers: Hello Rod; You only want records from Table 1 that show up on the portal from Table 2, right? If you are using FileMaker version 8, you can choose File/Export Records and after you click save, use the pull down menu to choose the related field that shows...

Filemaker: Extracting file name and path from a container, container field, filepath
container field, filepath, second solution: Hello Eric; I dont know how to do that, but i believe there is a plug-in that will accomplish what youre looking for. Check this out http://cnsplug-ins.com/products.htm?product=CNS+Image These people have good technical support. hope that works...

Filemaker: Extracting file name and path from a container, container field, plug ins
container field, plug ins, thanks in advance: No, its simpler than that. Lets assume your container field is named CONTAINER. and the name field is NAME NAME is a calculation. The formula is CONTAINER. (thats it). It will say Name = and in the box you have CONTAINER. All that will appear in...

Filemaker: Field dependency, field dependency, tho
field dependency, tho, zip code: You can do this! I will need some more information tho in order to find out exactly what you want. Is there only ONE zip code per city? If so, this will be very easy. If there are several for each city, it will be a bit more complicated, but we can still...

Filemaker: Filelmaker database - keywords, database keywords, true database
database keywords, true database, check boxes: Tim: Good day. Unfortunately, there is not one answer to this question. I am a true database developer; therefore, I believe in using a related table relationship to enter the keywords into. However, in Filemaker you have other tools you can use - maybe...

Filemaker: FileMaker 4.1 data on OSX, mac osx, conversion
mac osx, conversion, mike scott: Hello Mike; Yes, the records can be transferred from 4.1 to version 8 on OSX. Depending on how complicated your database is, you may be able to just convert your database to version 8. If so, just open it using version 8 and there will be a conversion...

Filemaker: FileMaker 5 Portals, scholarship donors, student databases
scholarship donors, student databases, scholarship name: Hi Alison; It sounds like your two databases are linked to additional databases that are opened once your donors and student databases are opened or there is an open script that calls for other windows to be created. Check the define relationships area...

Filemaker: FileMaker Pro Deployment, filemaker pro software, client interface
filemaker pro software, client interface, developer edition: PTS: Yes, you can use FMPro Developer to create redistributable software. However, in your email you stated you wanted to open .fp7 files. These can not be opened by a compiled filemaker app. When using FMPro Developer you compile everything as one .exe...

Filemaker: FileMaker Relationship Troubles, relationship trouble, relationship troubles
relationship trouble, relationship troubles, fields software: Steve; Im sorry it has taken so long to get back to you. I did send an answer, but i must have not submitted it correctly because it didnt get to you. If you will email me, I will make a small sample and send it over to you so you can inspect it. Send...

Filemaker: FileMaker relationships, portals difficulties, nectar plant, butterfly species
nectar plant, butterfly species, butterfly table: Hello Christian; I suspect that the relationships are not setup properly. I wish i could quickly tell you what needs to be done and how to correct it but it is one of those things I need to look at and ponder for a moment. FileMaker is like that for some...

Filemaker: Filemaker 5.0, layout mode, double click
layout mode, double click: The fields will only copy if they have the exact same names as the ones you are copying them from. Otherwise, you will have to go to layout mode, double click on each field, then specify which field you want it to be. But if you dont specify a field, and...

Filemaker: Filemaker 7, vendor files, address state
vendor files, address state, arriaga: Gonzalo: Sorry for the delay, I was out of the country and have been traveling for the past three weeks. What you are asking is pretty simple to handle. For a quick answer - you can do it the old way, but why. It is far more powerful to use the true db...

Filemaker: Filemaker 8.5, customer id, related records
customer id, related records, customer database: Hello Kim; Do you have the Customer ID field on your Invoices layout? If you do, you should be able to go to find and type in a customer ID and have it find all invoices with the ID on it. Is that what youre trying to do? Email me directly. jameykey@jkat.com...

Filemaker: Filemaker 8 or Mobile on Windows CE.NET 4.2 Device, nec mobilepro 900c, necessary configuration
nec mobilepro 900c, necessary configuration, mobile product: Dave: Good day. Filemaker 8 is designed to run on Mac, Windows and Linux. You can run the Filemaker Mobile product on the Windows CE, Pocket PC, and Palm OS. The Mobile product does not allow for linking to other db s. It uses its own proprietary database,...

Filemaker: Filemaker 8 or Mobile on Windows CE.NET 4.2 Device, nec mobilepro 900c, necessary configuration
nec mobilepro 900c, necessary configuration, necessary hardware: Hello Dave; You can use FileMaker Mobile, but from what I understand the features are few and you probably wont get the performance you are looking for. If you could keep your data on a laptop you will get much better performance from the full version...

Filemaker: Filemaker box lines, input boxes, absolute answer
input boxes, absolute answer, mode data: Peter: To the best of my knowledge - no you can not turn this off. The dotted lines represent you are in an entry mode - data can be input. For the absolute answer - I would recommend calling Filemaker direct. Thanks for the question. Dav...

Filemaker: Filemaker Layouts, good answer, correct answer
good answer, correct answer, layouts: Hello There; I wish I had a GOOD answer for you, but the correct answer is that you cannot export a layout. What you can do is select all in the first file layout and copy it, then paste it into a blank layout in the second file. It should look identical...

Filemaker: Filemaker - Layouts, chief features, multiple records
chief features, multiple records, horizontal line: Hello Larry; Not only is it possible, it is one of FileMakers chief features. Make sure you are in View as List in the view menu. You must have a list layout made which will consist of the fields you want, in a straight horizontal line across the page,...

Filemaker: Filemaker and PDF Files, government forms, open pdf
government forms, open pdf, pdf forms: Hello Scott; Yes, you can use the pdf forms in a FileMaker layout and set your fields right on top of them. The easiest way might be to do a screen capture of an open PDF page and paste the resulting jpeg into the layout, but you should have no problem...

Filemaker: Filemaker Portal, stupid question, best wishes
stupid question, best wishes, graph: Frida; This is not a stupid question. Its an issue knowledgeable developers deal with all the time. Here are some things to check: Are both ProjectID fields the same type? (number or text) Are the properly joined in the relationships graph? Do you...

Filemaker: Filemaker Pro 7 - Relationships!!, client id, filemaker pro 7
client id, filemaker pro 7, programe: Chris; Im so sorry that I have taken so long to get back to you. I really have no excuse. Im not sure I understand exactly what you are trying to accomplish. Could you possibly make a copy of the database with a few sample records and send it to me?...

Filemaker: Filemaker Pro 8 Portals, salespersons, several records
salespersons, several records, individual records: ok, i can agree with you there, David. The secret is making sure your relationship is correct. Lets say you start with two tables. SALESPERSONS and ORDERS. In salespersons you have a salespersons name and an ID number. Be sure it is defined as a number....

Filemaker: Filemaker Pro Merge, maspeth, drop down menus
maspeth, drop down menus, second choice: Hello John; You probably need to combine all three fields into a single repeating field that will list all three choices each time you add a new client or change his choices. A script could be set up that would set the first repetition with the first...

Filemaker: Filemaker preferences, network preference, plug ins
network preference, plug ins, macs: It sounds like the best way to correct this would be to trash your current FileMaker folder and then reinstall it. Save any plug-ins that you have installed in your extensions folder first. When you reinstall, go to preferences/application and choose TCP/IP...

Filemaker: Filemaker - Redefining Fields, layout changes, previous records
layout changes, previous records, redefinition: The answer is yes, you can make Layout changes without affecting records HOWEVER, as soon as you delete fields, those fields will no longer be in the database - ie. NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE, FAX If you delete the FAX field then only NAME, ADDRESS, and PHONE...

Filemaker: Filemaker - Redefining Fields, previous records, short answer
previous records, short answer, invoices: Hello Ken; The short answer is no. Whatever changes you make will affect all records in the file. There are several work arounds however. 1. Make a copy of the old database and make changes on the new one. That way the old records stay just like...

Filemaker: Filemaker relationships, student id numbers, timesheet report
student id numbers, timesheet report, itinerant services: Hello; Im not sure I understand exactly what you want to do, but to get relationships to work correctly you have to have a matching field in both tables. For instance, in the service table you will want to have a field for the service provider ID and...

Filemaker: Filemaker Web Search, web page interface, web companion
web page interface, web companion, web capabilities: Hello Mark; Im sorry, but I just do not know much about FileMaker web functions. I do know that as far as scripts go (and this may include your search objective) that FileMaker is pretty limited. I think you can only do the first three steps of a script....

Filemaker: Filemaker & XP, dell dimension 4550, filemaker 4
dell dimension 4550, filemaker 4, dell dimension: Hello Boyd; I dont do Windows, but it sounds as though you have a system problem. First, if you are trying to start FileMaker on the third computer and the other two are already running, make sure that your license is for three computers because it wont...

Filemaker: Filemaker, filemaker files, local hosts
filemaker files, local hosts, troubleshooting suggestions: Hi Charlotte; Networks can be tough to get to work sometimes. The first thing I would suggest is to go into preferences in the FileMaker application on both computers and make sure TCP/IP is chosen as the protocol for each. You cannot save the data...

Filemaker: Filmaker duplicating fields, duplicate records, plug ins
duplicate records, plug ins: Hello Saskia; This is a problem I run into a lot in my office as well. A quick fix is to define the fields you dont want duplicated to auto enter a specific value. What I do is define some fields to auto enter text and leave the text box blank so that...

Filemaker: Finding Database Software to meet my needs, occupation number, welcome lady
occupation number, welcome lady, usps: Hello Francyn; FileMaker Pro can meet all of your needs. I use it myself and do things very similar to what you are talking about all the time. There is however, some learning and set up involved. FileMaker also includes some templates that you can...

Filemaker: FM7 and many-to-many relationships, relationship graph, glossary entry
relationship graph, glossary entry, vendor code: Hi Barbara; Are you sure you have a key field for both tables? Maybe you should have a plant code, and a vendor code in each table. You will need to have a relationship for the plants and another set of relationships for the vendors. This will require...

Filemaker: FMP upgrade, two computers, version 6
two computers, version 6, ronan: Hello Ronan; Since the only version you can buy now is version 6, I would not recommend using it with version 4.1. The best way to do it is to buy two version 6 upgrades for $149 each and one full version 6 for $299 Of course this isnt very inexpensive....

Filemaker: Football Stats program, google search, stats program
google search, stats program, game section: Ryan; What you want to do could be done beautifully in FileMaker. I wouldnt consider anything else. It will however take a lot of time and effort to do. I would suggest doing a google search for FileMaker and Football. Someone might have a file already...

Filemaker: Formating Forms-Scanning, text recognition software, inexpensive scanner
text recognition software, inexpensive scanner, western doctor: Hello Mike; As for scanning, I would recommend getting an inexpensive scanner that will work with your operating system. I have a Canon and it works pretty good. You can scan documents to save and i believe it also includes text recognition software....

Filemaker: Convert .fp7 files to Access 2003, automated tools, access 2000
Filemaker: Convert .fp7 files to Access 2003, automated tools, access 2000, filemaker

Filemaker: calculation for file path, container field, container fields
Filemaker: calculation for file path, container field, container fields, clarinet

Filemaker: Exporting Filemaker Files, adobe indesign, meta language
Filemaker: Exporting Filemaker Files, adobe indesign, meta language, meta tags

Filemaker: Extracting file name and path from a container, text functions, container container
Filemaker: Extracting file name and path from a container, text functions, container container

Filemaker: filemaker Missing address rows on avery labels, filemaker help, dialog box
Filemaker: filemaker Missing address rows on avery labels, filemaker help, dialog box, boundaries

Filemaker: future dates
Filemaker: future dates

Filemaker: Microsoft File database, mini vmac, database program
Filemaker: Microsoft File database, mini vmac, database program, system 1

Filemaker: Opening PDF file from a FileMaker script, button scripts, correct path
Filemaker: Opening PDF file from a FileMaker script, button scripts, correct path, pdfs

Filemaker: Portal in Filemaker Pro
Filemaker: Portal in Filemaker Pro

Filemaker: I am familiar with what Access..., field definitions, learning curve
field definitions, learning curve, design knowledge: Francyn: Good morning. I can help you out. I charge 70.00 per hour. If you send me all your information regarding the layouts, field definitions, etc. I will evaluate it and give you some approximated times. When doing this type of work I charge by...

Filemaker: field appearance, field appearance, surgical material
field appearance, surgical material, filemaker pro 5: Hello Simon; In FM 5 & 6, you cannot change the formatting of a field with a script. You can make a calculation that will do the same thing. If you get FM7, you can change the formatting of the field. in 5&6, this will require you to have three fields...

Filemaker: filemaker Missing address rows on avery labels, avery labels, format labels
avery labels, format labels, page borders: David: Good day. Actually I have not had a single question or complaint of this type. The only suggestion would be to verify the layout setup. Make sure the page borders are correct and your layout is within those borders. As well, make sure you...

Filemaker: filemaker prints blank pages, henry id, mac os 10
henry id, mac os 10, blank page: Hello Henry; Id like to look at your file to see if I can figure out whats wrong. Would it be possible for you to email it to me? Also, what happens if you select ALL instead of certain pages? If you can, email it to me at jameykey@jkat.com Jame...

Filemaker: filemaker pro with pdf files, container field, clip button
container field, clip button, global field: Not sure if I can help or if I understand completely, but we will try to work it out. It sounds as if your container field is actually a global field of type container , which means one clip will show in all the records. Do you want a different clip...

Filemaker: filemaker setup, comma seperated, setting up a database
comma seperated, setting up a database, mac guy: John: Appreciate the question. Unfortunately I am not a MAC guy. I would expect the mac address book to have something other than vcard export. Can you save the mac address book as a SYLK, TAB Delimited or Comma Seperated file. If that is possible,...

Filemaker: filemaker, bill healy, finding dates
bill healy, finding dates, layout mode: Hello Bill; Which version of FileMaker are you using? Im assuming version 5 or 6. To get the numbers to line up on the right, go to layout mode, then click on the field. go to the format menu, and pull down to align text, then right. For finding...

Filemaker: filemakerpro 7, mileage rate, global radio
mileage rate, global radio, global storage: Judy; Global fields are kind of tricky. Having a global field that is a calculation is very tricky. The easiest way for me to understand this is if you can send me the file and let me look it over. If possible, please email to me directly at jameykey@jkat.com...

Filemaker: fmp8 - saving multiple layout rpt to pdf, adobe writer, page auction
adobe writer, page auction, auction catalog: Karlee, Good day. I am amazed that no one else has ever asked me this question. While there are many ways to accomplish this, I find the easiest way to solve this is to print out multiple layouts, then insert pages from within Acrobat 5. I too use Acrobat...

Filemaker: forms, many different ways, database interface
many different ways, database interface, adobe acrobat: Atul: This question is a bit vague. You can fillout pdf forms many different ways, and yes, Filemaker is one way. You can use the pdf database interface / ODBC w/Filemaker (especially v7) are all good ways of doing this. You can even take the pdf document,...

Filemaker: future dates, filemaker database
filemaker database: Hello Mike; The easiest way is to try making the MIPEndDateOnly a calculation with the result of a date. The calculation is MadeDateOnly + 183 The only problem is that it may not end on the exact day 6 months later, but will add 183 days. If you...

Filemaker: genealogies in FileMaker, luck dave, de todas formas
luck dave, de todas formas, genealogies: El español de Donna:My es bastante malo. Espero que usted pueda entender esto. De todas formas, sus preguntas están a vago - el geneaology es un estudio y para desarrollar este tipo de sistema va a requerir muchos del deseo de time.I usted el mejor de luck.Dave...

Filemaker: Help understanding many-to-many relationships, boardgaming group, score calculation
boardgaming group, score calculation, cumulative scores: Chris; I think I understand what you are wanting to do. The problem to me seems that you need to go from one relationship to another and then another and the results of the third one reported back to the first one. This is not easily done with FileMaker...

Filemaker: Hi Jamey,Thanks for your..., vcard file, setting up a database
vcard file, setting up a database, vcard format: Hi John; Thats a tough one! vCards wont export except in vCard format. This cant be imported into FileMaker as it does not support the vCard format. how many cards do you have? If you have less than 50, the quickest way (unfortunately) would be...

Filemaker: INVENTORY, lecture theaters, customer invoice
lecture theaters, customer invoice, invoice number: Hello Yogesh; I dont see any reason to have a History table. The way it looks to me, is that you can hae a PARTS table (line items) and an INVOICE table. Just enter all information for each part using pull down menus and enter an invoice number onto each...

Filemaker: Increment Item Count on Receipt, cash receipt, checkout counter
cash receipt, checkout counter, retail solutions: Hello Shelly; I think I understand you correctly. what i suggest is scanning each item and inside the portal each line will say 1 (or you can manually change that number if more than one of the same item) also on that same portal row it will show price...

Filemaker: Inventory Control..., product quantity, inventory control
product quantity, inventory control, relationships: Robert: Good day. These are the kind of questions I like. Unfortunately, I can only tell you the way I would do it. You might have your structure different. So I will be somewhat top view only. By what you have stated, I would assume you are creating...

Filemaker: Inventory in Filemaker, aircraft repair company, customer invoice
aircraft repair company, customer invoice, inventory databases: Mr. Walter: Good day. Actually, this is very easy. You will need to convert your Invoice File - instead of using a repeating field - create another file called InvoiceLineItems. Then relate the Invoice File to the InvoiceLineItems table via the InvoiceNumber....

Filemaker: Inventory Summary Breakdown, inventory summary, location notes
inventory summary, location notes, inventory database: Greg; Im not sure I understand correctly. In your example are you saying you want to show a percentage of Category A vs. the entire inventory? so if there are 100 items in the inventory and 44 in Category A, the % would be 44? and in category B (if there...

Filemaker: JPEG images, container field, macos x
container field, macos x, layout mode: hi Chris; Yes, FileMaker 6 can handle jpegs. I do it all the time. In layout mode, under the insert menu, pull down to Picture... Then navigate to the jpeg you want to place on the layout and place it. If you are wanting to put a jpeg into an...

Filemaker: Keeping Left Most Column(s) while scrolling right, eighth place, filemaker
eighth place, filemaker, thanks in advance: Hello Michael; I understand what you are talking about and no there is no way to do that in FileMaker. In list view, you can however place the name field in more than one place in the list so that as you scroll to the right you can still see the name...

Filemaker: Labels in Filemaker, mr key, pages x
mr key, pages x, page six: Hello Jack; If Im understanding correctly, there may be a few different ways to tackle this without getting caught up too much in scripts and calculations. First, in the print dialog box you probably have an option to print pages x...x, such as pages...

Filemaker: Labels and repeating fields, labels
labels: 2/2/2006 Hello Dan; I tried answering this question several days ago, but the allexperts system wasnt acting right and it wouldnt go thru. You can do this quite easily if you are using FileMaker 7 or 8. Before that it will be very difficult to do....

Filemaker: labels problem, new layout, name and address
new layout, name and address, novice: Hello Vanessa; I suspect that there is a problem with the header and/or footer and an address is being chopped off. I would suggest that you carefully construct a new layout and printing it out on paper to make sure it is like you want it, before using...

Filemaker: Microsoft File database, beige g3, flat file database
beige g3, flat file database, doesnt work: Hello Victor; I have not heard of Microsoft File, but you may be able to open it in a new version of FileMaker Pro. If that doesnt work, I would try opening it in Excel and opening it in a text editor. It may work good enough that you can get the data...

Filemaker: Not Modifiable, mac osx, filemaker 8
mac osx, filemaker 8, privilege: Hello Luke; It sounds like there may be access privileges assigned to this database. Look under the FILE menu and go to DEFINE Accounts & Privileges. If there are any accounts or privilege sets defined, im sure thats where your problem is. You will...

Filemaker: Multiple value linked to If calculation, valuelist, filemaker pro 6
valuelist, filemaker pro 6, multiple value: Hello Frank; It sounds like you want a value list that changes depending on what is entered into the TOWN field. This is one of those questions Im not 100% sure of. I dont believe it can be done in FileMaker Pro 6 (at least not easily). It can be done...

Filemaker: Newly input data does not appear in related teble., input data, portals
input data, portals, match: Hello Kjartan; Not getting instant results in a portal is a problem I have had as well. Here are some things to check: 1. make sure the match fields in both tables are the same type (number, text, etc.) 2. experiment with the indexing of the fields...

Filemaker: Opening PDF file from a FileMaker script, filemaker script, message script
filemaker script, message script, script step: Hello Jerry; Hope youre using a mac because I dont know what the Windows equivalent of scripting is. You will need to use an AppleScript calculation. First, define a text field called FileName. You can even make that a calculation of another field...

Filemaker: Passwords, master password, filemaker database
master password, filemaker database, passwords: Hi there Chris; I have had this happen too, and the only way I know to recover the master password is to copy the database onto a disk and send it to FileMaker. You should probably call tech support or look on their website for directions in sending it....

Filemaker: Populating many fields from one lookup field, address phone number, matching number
address phone number, matching number, person id: Hello Leigh; Im sorry it took so long ot get back to you. Yes, this is what FileMaker does well. You need to set up a relationship between the order form and people. The best way to do this is with a matching number field. You could call it the Person...

Filemaker: Portal in Filemaker Pro, filemaker templates, layout mode
filemaker templates, layout mode, many thanks: Hello Rose; Dont Panic. These things are not as easy as they make them out to be. There are quite a few things that have to be perfect before a portal will work, and I will help you get there. First, which version of FileMaker are you using and what...

Filemaker: Portal Sorting not working on network computer, database layout, filemaker database
database layout, filemaker database, curious thing: Hello Eileen; Thats a tough one. Can you go to the host computer and find out exactly how the portal is sorted? Go to layout, then double click the portal. It could have something to do with access privileges but if you arent entering a password that...

Filemaker: Printing in FileMaker 3, must be doing something wrong, ultrasound results
must be doing something wrong, ultrasound results, whole slew: hello Don; Is it possible that you have some of the fields marked do not print selected fields ? In layout mode click on a field then choose sliding/printing from the format menu and see if it is selected to not print. If that doesnt work, I would...

Filemaker: Printing and popup, printer prints, print dialog
printer prints, print dialog, printing problem: hello Robert on the printing problem, make sure you are selecting print records being browsed and the pages area in the print dialog should be marked all and not from . Go to Preview mode and flip thru the pages and see if all records show up there....

Filemaker: Procuring Discontinued FileMaker, bells and whistles, hobby genealogy
bells and whistles, hobby genealogy, wordstar: Hello; I cannot say for sure, but to the best of my knowledge, it would be legal to buy software from someone who doesnt want to use it anymore. The only exception may be if someone owns version 4 of a software and buys and upgrade to version 5, it may...

Filemaker: Publishing Databases on the web, g4 quicksilver, homepage assistant
g4 quicksilver, homepage assistant, web capabilities: Hi Otis; I am not proficient in web publishing with FileMaker Pro. Also, I do not think you can use FMP 4.1 with OSX (unless it is in Classic). The only things I know to check are that you have specified TCP/IP and have the correct web publishing plug-in...

Filemaker: Publishing databases to the web, sql scripts, communiation
sql scripts, communiation, way over my head: Chris: Please email me your contact information and we will deal with this offline. You can send that information to me at cs@filemakerapps.com. Also, please include your current databases and I will get them online for you to look at - this way you...

Filemaker: Publishing databases to the web, chris palermo, web experience
chris palermo, web experience, users search: Chris; Im sorry to say that I have no web experience with FileMaker Pro. I do know that if you are going to limit access, you can do that thru the passwords and privileges section. You may want to set up a user with no password that can only view, sort...

Filemaker: Publishing to the Web, ip port 8080, web interface
ip port 8080, web interface, external request: Mr. Somers: Actually this is not a question for a Filemaker Expert. Having said that, I am not only an expert for Filemaker, but networking too! You will need to do the following - You need to setup in your router a route from the external ip port...

Filemaker: password security, filemaker pro 5, complete database
filemaker pro 5, complete database, doesnt work: You will have to create a password in all ten files. Make it the exact same password for each one. If you include a script in the main file that opens the other files, it should auto enter their password when opening them. Also in the preferences for...

Filemaker: popup or drag down help-lookup table, time investment, customer id
time investment, customer id, name and address: Hello Richard; Youre probably too old to do this. Well, maybe not. If you are wanting to type in the first few letters of the company name and have FileMaker guess at the rest of it, that is not a feature that FileMaker does. Ive seen it done, but...

Filemaker: How do I make a portal, relationship
relationship: Hello Ryan; First, what version of FileMaker are you using? You have to make sure a relationship is established and this will differ depending on which version you are using. Please email me directly and I will help you get your portal working. ...

Filemaker: portals, line changes, filemaker pro 8
line changes, filemaker pro 8: Hello Anne; The only thing I can think of is that some of the data you are entering into the related record is making it relate to another record (other than the one you are viewing) If you could make a copy of the file and include some sample records...

Filemaker: preventing dupicate records, address fields, john smith
address fields, john smith, click options: hi Jim; If you havent already tried the unique option for the fields, do this: Go to define fields. Select the name field, then click options . Make sure you are in the Validation portion and click the box that says unique . This will give...

Filemaker: problems scripting a search, script step, setting up a database
script step, setting up a database, booksale: Mr. Thorne: There are several ways to do what you want to do. As a matter of fact, the method you used with find and paste, this will work. In your script that starts the find make sure you have engaged the pause - enter find mode, then paste into a field...

Filemaker: Question about showing all labels, new layout, preview mode
new layout, preview mode, lable: Hello George; You will only see one label at a time when in View As Form. Under the View menu, change it to View As List. You can go to PREVIEW mode and you should see all labels as they appear when you print them. Let me know if you have any more...

Filemaker: RELATIONS, invoicing, ad agency
invoicing, ad agency, name and address: Hello Jason; You need to assign an ID number in the Contacts table, and another in the Invoicing table, then connect the two. This will place the name and address on the invoice and all you have to type is the ID number. Email me directly and I will...

Filemaker: Record found only if value of field ? X, plea, email
plea, email, density: Dave, im not sure im understanding you correctly. You may not be able to find the records you want because of a storage issue. Email me directly and tell me exactly what you are wanting to find, and we will work it out. Jamey Key jameykey@jkat.com ...

Filemaker: Recovering deleted files., recovering deleted files, database files
recovering deleted files, database files: Sandy, Good day. Unfortunately there is no way to undo that action. It is common practice for me to recommend doing a backup of your database once a night. Just so you know, in version 5 and up when you select Delete All there is a warning. It stated...

Filemaker: Ref: databases, filemaker training, filemaker server
filemaker training, filemaker server, filemaker 7: Hello Sunil; I use FileMaker which would allow you to build a database similar to www.marketresearch.com as well as other more advanced or simpler databases. It requires that you build the database yourself or hire a developer to do it for you. If you...

Filemaker: Ref: question, major search engines, interface development
major search engines, interface development, rewarding job: Sunil: Good day. I wish I could answer your question in just a few short sentences, however, this is not possible. I can only answer this in the briefest way possible. Here are the answers in numbered order - addressing each of your questions: 1....

Filemaker: Related Data question, entertainment management, search window
entertainment management, search window, wedding event: Steve: Sorry for the delay - for some reason I do not get all the requests from the system. Anyway, let me think about this. My immediate response would be to configure a main search window and through scripting you would do a find in each portal, then...

Filemaker: Related Records in Portal, relationship diagram, well field
relationship diagram, well field, related records: Dave: By looking at your schema I see that the Wells table is a one table. Therefore, if you create a portal on the royalties layout, the portal will only display one record. However, if you display the royalties from the wells layout, you will then see...

Filemaker: Relational Database with Family Members, filemaker 7, seperate tables
filemaker 7, seperate tables, head of household: Mr. Higgins: Sorry for the incredible delay in your request, as usual my business has taken more time than it should. Anyway, I am back. First, if you are committed to 7 - 8 is a crap shoot of an upgrade. There are several neat things in 8, but some...

Filemaker: Replace text in all layouts, filemaker pro 6, atime
filemaker pro 6, atime, thanks in advance: Hi Swapna; At this point I dont know if you can do that. If you want to set it up so that it is easier to do in the future, you need to replace the fund name from text set on a layout, to a field - then you can just change the data in the field which is...

Filemaker: Report Filtering, library template, filemaker pro 5
library template, filemaker pro 5, sql code: Hello Jack; If you have only one file and you want to make a report that shows only checked out books, you merely have to have a field that shows the book is checked out, then do a find based on that field. The resulting found set will show only books...

Filemaker: Returning the first letter in a field, case numbers, case number
case numbers, case number, serial number: Yes, that sounds very possible. If I am understanding you correctly, you need X fields: Business name = Lbusiness, or Fbusiness, or Sbusiness Serial number = maybe you want to auto enter a serial number Case number = calculation. The calculation...

Filemaker: Running a script in a related database, rebecca rebecca, external scripts
rebecca rebecca, external scripts, recruitment agency: Rebecca; Heres what your script will look like: First, in the JOB database, make a script called NEW RECORD FROM CONTACTS. The script will: 1. Create a new record (which will create a new job id) 2. Paste into the Contact ID field Then in your...

Filemaker: relationship problem, relationship problem, filemaker 4
relationship problem, filemaker 4, thanks in advance: Robert; That does sound strange in that the related fields were able to be indexed in version 4. Are you trying to relate a field that is actually stored in a third file? I dont think that will work, but there may be a work around. Can you send me...

Filemaker: Many-to-many relationships and portal issues, dates table, thanks in advance
dates table, thanks in advance, staff member: Hello Paul; Can you get the correct data to show in the portal? It sounds like you can view the correct information, but your problem is assigning a person to a date. So then you need a script that will do that. If you can email the file to me, I...

Filemaker: retrospect back-up system, software expert, backup strategy
software expert, backup strategy, retrospect: Mr. Jones: I am a Filemaker expert - not a Retrospect Back up software expert. Although, I use retrospect within my company. The software is very easy to use and the tech support is awesome. I would give them a phone call. Once the software is up...

Filemaker: Scanning bubble forms to filemaker., printed forms, printed form
printed forms, printed form, end result: James; I cant think of any way to translate the printed form into a text readable for that could then be imported in to FileMaker. If you have a large quantity of these, the only thing I could suggest is to scan them and import the scan into a container...

Filemaker: Script to create non-standard Serial #s, john doe, customer id
john doe, customer id, serial number: Steve; Yes, this can be done. If you want a simple calculation, here is what I would do: Define these fields: LAST_NAME: This is where you would enter Doe ID_NUMBER: Auto enter a number such as 001 CUSTOMER ID: A calculation which is: ...

Filemaker: Scripting, pop ups, client database
pop ups, client database, lisa lisa: Lisa, Good day. Sorry for the delay - I never received the question via email. Scripting is very useful for the consistent repititive functions. However, I will need more information regarding your desired result, the fields, the function desired, and when...

Filemaker: Selecting a record in a Portal, menue bar, portal portal
menue bar, portal portal, portals: Raymond; If you leave the record and come back, it will re-set to portal row #1. What you can do if you have room is set up a additional portals on the layout and have them set to show different row # s. For instance, Portal A could show records 1-16....

Filemaker: Summary Calculation, several records, html summary
several records, html summary, naomi: Naomi; You might want to take a look at www.filemakermagazine.com and www.dwaynewright.com/afa/index.html Summary fields give a summary of information from a field across several records. For instance if you have 5 sales records and the amount on each...

Filemaker: How to segment a file for different users, new business, invoice
new business, invoice, estimates: Hi Chuck; You need to set up a relationship between vendors/customers and estimates and vendors/customers and new business. In the vendors/customers file set up a field that will specifiy which business that vendor or customer belongs to. You can use...

Filemaker: Our server keeps crashing, full time job, recruiting firm
full time job, recruiting firm, information thanks: Jocelyn: I live in the Los Angeles area. I have family in SF and Berkeley. I would have no problem consulting for you, however, it would be on a part time basis. As well, I have no contacts in the bay area for Filemaker. Please email me with contact...

Filemaker: A simple guitar chords db, peter barton, address thanks
peter barton, address thanks, database structure: Peter - I have tried several iterations of database structure and have yet been able to isolate certain data. This can be done using programmed plugins for filemaker. You might want to go to Filemaker s website and surf the developers pages. Good luck...

Filemaker: TCP/IP settings get lost, ip settings, e mail
ip settings, e mail, hmmm: Hello Tyler; Hmmm. What version of Filemaker are you using? Mac or windows? The first thing that comes to mind is to throw away any FileMaker preferences (search your hard drive, they will probably be in a preferences folder somewhere), relaunch Filemaker...

Filemaker: Time Range, startime, endtime
startime, endtime, time plug: Hello Purnima; I too have had problems searching time ranges. Its going to take some experimenting with. If you could send me a clone of your file with a couple of sample records, I will take a look at it and try to get it to work. If I cant do anything...

Filemaker: Translating Filemaker files to Apple Works Database, appleworks database, lengthy files
appleworks database, lengthy files, filemaker files: Hello Mary; Im not sure what file formats Appleworks will accept. Have you tried opening a copy of the file in Appleworks? If that wont work, try exporting the data as DIF format and then import into Appleworks. I would try to export each file type available...

Filemaker: Can't make simple months table work, field member, custom message
field member, custom message, click options: Hello Dave; Youre right. FileMaker will not allow you to NOT create new records. But there are a few things you can do to prevent new records from being added. The Months table can be hidden away and prevent it from being accessed by either making...

Filemaker: type ahead feature, exact window, window of time
exact window, window of time, filemaker pro 7: MaryHazel: Thank you for this question. You are the first and frankly I wonder why. Actually in my experience with Filemaker I can get the list to react to several characters. For me, it all depends on the speed at which you type them. Unfortunately...

Filemaker: Uses for Databases in the Classroom, productivity tool, students grades
productivity tool, students grades, dozens: Hello Sue; if you obtain FileMaker Pro 8 and invest some time learning it, there are an unlimited number of ways it can be used. Just about any record keeping procedure you could imagine can be done with FileMaker Pro. Im sure the Filemaker website has...

Filemaker: Using Filemaker for back-end web operations., custom database solutions, web design marketing
custom database solutions, web design marketing, creating databases: Hello Mike; Let me first say, that I do not have any experience with FileMaker web operations, however I DO know that it is being used quite successfully for e-commerce type of websites, so I would answer the first question with a YES. Question two is...

Filemaker: upgrading to Filemaker 9, good evening, rewrite
good evening, rewrite, typo: Denise: Good evening. I am not sure if your question included a typo - but there is currently not a version 9 in Filemaker. FM is at version 8 - and in regards to loosing scripts - that is not the case. The scripts come across just fine. Having said...

Filemaker: using Word with FileMaker, form letters, type letters
form letters, type letters, capability: Hello; I have to say that I do not know if FileMaker can do that. The way that I do it is type letters in Word, then copy them to a layout in FileMaker, then I can send them to specific persons in the database. You can have as many letters as you want....

Filemaker: View in Group Password, layout window, layout mode
layout window, layout mode, eissa: Eissa: When you say you can not see the full name of the field, I will assume you are refering to the contents in the field during data entry. If this is the case, you can stretch the field longer in the layout mode. Grab the lower right corner of the...

Filemaker: writing script question, calculation purposes, square 1
calculation purposes, square 1, pop up menu: Tom: Sorry about the delay - my work has kept me beyond busy. To answer your first question - Yes. You can create a list/popup menu with a bunch of values, then create a calculated field that determines the proper value for the selection in the popup...

Filemaker: XMS memory (mis)info, available memory, fmp
available memory, fmp: I dont know what XMS memory is, but generally if that amount of memory allocated to FileMaker Pro is well under the available memory of your computer, you shouldnt have any problem. That is unless you really dont have enough available memory to run FileMaker...

Filemaker: XP and FMP clinet crashes, computer hard drives, client crashes
computer hard drives, client crashes, luck dave: Darryl: Three things I can recommend: 1. Sometimes when you have your power settings shutdown the computer hard drives or turn off the monitor, you will lose the connection to Filemaker. This can cause not only the connection to FM server to be terminated,...

Filipino Music: title of the song, seasons of my life, ko lang
seasons of my life, ko lang, kumanta: Hi welcome to allexperts! Ketama po ang name ng banda na kumanta ng YOU ARE THE REASON. Some say, they were not filipino. Sa totoo di ko pa sila nakita in person o sa tv. Nakita ko lang sa isang all filipino songbook ang kanta nila. Hope you re satisfied...

Financial Astrology: financial, unexpected money, extra money
unexpected money, extra money, additional details: Hello Linda, Things are definitely going to improve in the next two months or so.... I see money flowing in for you, by the end of this year. For additional details on your specific issues, you can visit me at http://www.psychicdivineworld.com ...

Financial Astrology: when will our financial problems be over?, overseas job, guwahati
overseas job, guwahati, dob: Hi Deepu, I sense your financial problems should be over after May 2011. For additional details, you can always talk/chat with me instantly at divinereading@yahoo.com Take care and talk soon! Thanks, Psychic-Divine http://www.psychicdivineworld.co...

Financial Astrology: Please provide predictions on my health and wealth, health and wealth, birth place
health and wealth, birth place, dob: I sense you would be very rich and healthy in the future. For further details, you can always talk/chat with me instantly at divinereading@yahoo.com Take care and talk soon! You can also visit my website http://www.psychicdivineworld.com Thanks, ...

Financial Astrology: finance, period upto, andhrapradesh
period upto, andhrapradesh, poojas: Dear user The present ruling period for you is: Saturn Maha dasa - Merury sub period upto 31.05.2014. Your financial position will improve after May 2013. You have Sade sathi period - from 10.09.2009 to 26.10.2017 Please do parihara preethi...

Financial Astrology: financial, finance
finance: Dear User Your birth star is: Jyeshta 2nd part and the present ruling period is:Venus Maha dasa with Rahu bukthi upto -28.11.2013. Your birth lagna is :LEO- simha At present you have Sade sathi period of Lord Shaneeswara Bagavan for a further...

Financial Astrology: To do bussinessor continue with the present job, KULA DEVATHA
KULA DEVATHA: Dear user your birth star is: visaka 3rd part and the present running period is Mercury maha dasa with Saturn sub period up to 02.05.2013 with signification: Mercury 1,3,5,6 Saturn 1, 4,7,10,11 ------------------------------ Your present...

Financial Astrology: wealth, ASTROLOGY
ASTROLOGY: dear user time of birth and place of birth is necessary for anlysis. to morrow is 30th April. hence: I WISH YOU A HAPPY BIRTH DAY TO YOU. ALL THE BEST. MAY GOD BLESS YOU ***************** please give your birth time, place of birth...

Financial Astrology: job, JOB
JOB: dear user YOUR birth star is uthiram 3rd part. present running dasa : rahu- rahu sub period upto 04.02.2013 rahu is with signfiation: 2,3,4,10 you have all the good chances of getting a job during 17.05.2012 to 23.05.2013. suitable job for you:...

Financial Astrology: Money and career, money and career
money and career: Dear user your birth star is: anusham 4th part birth lagna: dhanush birth moon sign: vrichigam present running dasa is: venus maha dasa with rahu sub period upto 16.03.2015. As per your birth chart, you have manglik dosha,kaala sharbha dosha....

Financial Astrology: what i should do business or job, BETTER JOB
BETTER JOB: Dear user Your birth lagna is Meenam Birth rasi is thulam Birth star is swathy first part. Present running dasa is Guru maha dasa with Sun sub period up to19.10.2013. At present you have Saturn in the 8th position to lagna and also Running...

Financial Astrology: Financial/Job, lord SHANEESWARA BAGAVAN poojas
lord SHANEESWARA BAGAVAN poojas: Dear user Your present running period: guru maha dasa with mercury sub period upto 07.03.2014. Getting a job is signified from 29.05.2013 to 07.03.2014. At present you do have the influence of Sade sathi period of Lord Sre SHANEESWARA BAGAVAN ...

Financial Astrology: Financial Crisis, FINANCIAL GROWTH
FINANCIAL GROWTH: DEAR USER her birth star is Moolam4th part birth rashi: dhanush birth ascendant: cancer present dasa ruling: sun maha dasa with venus sub period upto 19.04.2013 ---------- she has conjunction of four planets: mercury,jupiter,venus and rahu...

Financial Astrology: Yogas & Doshas, doshas and yogas
doshas and yogas: dear user you have the following yogas: guru chandra yoga and nipun yoga you have the following doshas: kaal sarbha dosha manglic dosha puthra dosha ---please do regular kula devatha poojas and do parihara poojas for the above doshas...

Financial Astrology: predict, kula devatha pooja
kula devatha pooja: Dear User your birth star is pooram 3rd part present maha dasa running is: rahu-rahu-rahu upto 14.09.2013 you have good chances for getting promotion from 01.06.2013 to 01.05.2014. you have rahu dosha and manglik dosha please do parihara...

Financial Astrology: quiry, guru darshan, finance
guru darshan, finance: dear user your birth star is: magam 4th part lagna is : makaram present running dasa is rahumaha dasa with mercury sub period up to : 14.12.2014 as you have the good aspects of Lord Guru bagavan posited at mithunam, your financial position will...

Financial Astrology: Astrologers please analysis my horoscope for marriage and profession?, AADHITYA HIRUDHAYAM. PROFESSION, MARRIAGE
AADHITYA HIRUDHAYAM. PROFESSION, MARRIAGE: Dear user Present dasa running for you:Moon maha dasa with jupiter sub period up to 06.04.2014. Please visit the nearest shiva temple on pradohsam days and chant mantras. You have manglik dosha and kalathra dosha. You do not have Rahu dosha. ...

Financial Astrology: 3 year old sick every month, health
health: Dear user your son s birth star is kettai -4th part. birth ascendant is: Aries nirth rasi is: Scorpio present running maha dasa is: kethu node with venus sub period upto : 19.06.2014 sixth house is related to health.Lord of the sixth house...

Financial Astrology: New Baby - Money Matters, lord jupiter, gujarat india
lord jupiter, gujarat india, lord sun: Dear User birth star of your baby is thiruvadhirai-4th part and her birth ascendant is Libra with Gemini moonsign. Present ruling dasa is Rahu-sukran sub period upto 12.04.2015. Her financial status will be VERY GOOD - as the second house lord...

Financial Astrology: New born Child Finances, finance prospects for the baby
finance prospects for the baby: dear user details already given you. please refer the details: ************************** Dear User birth star of your baby is thiruvadhirai-4th part and her birth ascendant is Libra with Gemini moonsign. Present ruling dasa is Rahu-sukran...

Financial Astrology: My career & money
The job situation is temporary. After Dec 16th 2014, you will get a job. Sun - 10th lord (job) is in moon-star who is in 8th (bad), so this problem of losing job suddenly, by none of your fault will repeat in your life. Get a job in police, military according...

Financial Astrology: Financial Security
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Financial Astrology: lot's of relational problem since my rahu dasha
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Financial Astrology: finances
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Financial Astrology: Financial advice
Dear Vivek, Your stars not support for advocacy. If you try in Spiritual, Astrology or any these types of professions, you will success surely. God Bless Acharya V Shastri Pls ensure you have to rating the answer as well also nominated me. (M)...

Financial Astrology: Father
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Financial Astrology: Lottery
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Financial Astrology: Life
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Financial Astrology: baby, new orleans louisiana, hi spring
new orleans louisiana, hi spring, dream interpretations: Hi Spring, Kindly bear with me ! Since I was answering many questions which had come in before yours, hence the delay in answering to you, so I thought that I could help answering faster if you can Email me directly with all your above information along-with...

Financial Astrology: will I earn dollars, india time, time of birth
india time, time of birth, place of birth: Hi Haranath, Since I was answering many questions which had come in before yours, hence the delay in answering to you, so I thought that I could help answering faster if you can Email me directly with all your above information along-with your question...

Financial Astrology: will I earn dollars, dream interpretations, predictive techniques
dream interpretations, predictive techniques, negative vibrations: Hi Haranath, Thanks for your question ! Sure you will get an accurate answer from me & you can expect a better more-aware life ahead ! I can advise you all according to your own personal Planetary & Tarot configurations.....For answering you, I would require...

Financial Astrology: education, corespondence course, exact time
corespondence course, exact time, exact place: Hi Fred, Thanks for your question ! Sorry for the delay in replying to you as I was answering too many questions here ! You can surely expect a better more-aware life ahead as I can advice you all according to your own personal Planetary & Tarot configurations.....For...

Financial Astrology: Finance, dream interpretations, predictive techniques
dream interpretations, predictive techniques, negative vibrations: Hi Kerri, Thanks for your question ! Sorry for the delay in replying to you as I was answering many questions ! Sure you will get an accurate answer from me & I can advise you all according to your own personal Planetary & Tarot configurations.....For answering...

Financial Astrology: Financial, Relationship, What to do now?, san bernardino ca, dream interpretations
san bernardino ca, dream interpretations, financial relationship: Hi David, Thanks for your question ! Sorry for the delay in replying to you as I was answering too many questions ! You can surely expect a better more-aware life ahead as I can advice you all according to your own personal Planetary & Tarot configurations.....For...

Financial Astrology: My Financial, al capone, dream interpretations
al capone, dream interpretations, predictive techniques: Hi Ken, Kindly bear with me ! Since I was answering many questions which had come in before yours, hence the delay in answering to you, so I thought that I could help answering faster if you can Email me directly with all your above information along-with...

Financial Astrology: financial situation, dream interpretations, predictive techniques
dream interpretations, predictive techniques, exact time: Hi Dale, Thanks for your question ! Sorry for the delay in replying to you as I was answering many questions ! Sure you will get an accurate answer from me & you can expect a better more-aware life ahead ! I can advise you all according to your own personal...

Financial Astrology: job, dream interpretations, predictive techniques
dream interpretations, predictive techniques, exact time: Hi Carol, Thanks for your question ! Sorry for the delay in replying to you as I was answering many questions ! Sure you will get an accurate answer from me & you can expect a better more-aware life ahead ! I can advise you all according to your own personal...

Financial Astrology: Regarding job, union city california, bangalore india
union city california, bangalore india, disability evaluation: Hi Milan, Kindly bear with me ! Since I m answering many questions, hence the delay in answering to you, so I thought that I could help answering faster if you can Email me directly with all your above information again at divinelight21@yahoo.com ...

Financial Astrology: reccuring losses, negative vibrations, energy vibrations
negative vibrations, energy vibrations, predictive techniques: Hi Mausam, Thanks for your question ! Sorry for the delay in replying to you as I was answering too many questions here ! You can surely expect a better more-aware life ahead as I can advise you all according to your own personal psychic & auric vibrations.....And...

Financial Astrology: Selling my home, dream interpretations, predictive techniques
dream interpretations, predictive techniques, negative vibrations: Hi Becky, Thanks for your question ! Sorry for the delay in replying to you as I was answering many questions here ! You can surely expect a better more-aware life ahead as I can advice you all according to your own personal Planetary & Tarot configurations.....For...

Financial Astrology: Sister needs help, dream interpretations, predictive techniques
dream interpretations, predictive techniques, negative vibrations: Hi Sharon, Thanks for your question ! Sorry for the delay in replying to you as I was answering too many questions here ! You can surely expect a better more-aware life ahead as I can advice you all according to your own personal Planetary & Tarot configurations.....For...

Financial Astrology: Void moon, void moon, toughts
void moon, toughts, first house: Hi Hector, Kindly bear with me ! Since I was answering many questions which had come in before yours, hence the delay in answering to you, so I thought that I could help answering faster if you can Email me directly with all your above information along-with...

Financial Reports: investments, fiscal stimulus, dow jones
fiscal stimulus, dow jones, recession: Let s put it this way. Performance of the Dow Jones, NASDAQ and S&P 500 since the president gave his statement at 11.30am EST on January 18th 2008 Dow Jones: 12,613 then, 11,971 now, Change: -5% NASDAQ: 2,325 then, 2,292 now, Change: -1% S&P 500: 1,319...

Financial Reports: stock market data, dow index, stock market data
dow index, stock market data, american stocks: This larger number is the actual DOW index. The DOW is an index made up of the top 30 American stocks that was set at 100 back in 1930 and has been tracked daily based on the price movements of those 30 stocks. Yesterday the DOW increased by 497 points. This...

Financial Reports: enron stocks, nyse amex nasdaq, american stock exchange
nyse amex nasdaq, american stock exchange, enron stock: Enron is no longer listed on any American stock exchange (NYSE, AMEX, NASDAQ) and looking at all the charts, the shares in Enron formally were declared valueless in the middle of 2003. There is however an organisation called the Enron Creditors Recovery...

Financial Reports: Income Statement?, image thanks, income statements
image thanks, income statements, months ended june: Whilst I am an expert on financial reports given by companies, I am not that familiar with income statements. However what the attached picture says to me is as follows: After six months we spent $11,000 on the expenses connected with supplies, but received...

Financial Reports: AssociatesCapital.net, reverse merger, merill
reverse merger, merill, profit forecasts: If you are unsure about a company s viability prior to market, the best people to contact would be the people who are overseeing the sale (usually Goldman or Merill). They should have to send you a prospectus which will lay out the profit forecasts for the...

Financial Reports: basic accounting-differentiating between financial statements, cash flow statement, assets and liabilities
cash flow statement, assets and liabilities, basic accounting: Their are three basical financial statements. The first is the income statement (sometimes called the P&L) and this statement shows the income versus expenses. The second is the balance sheet. The balance sheet shows assets and liabilities. The third is the...

Financial Reports: Calculating Gain, several ways, stocks
several ways, stocks: There are several ways, from tracking their gain over the course of a year, to comparing their performance against other stocks in the same sector, an index of that sector or the whole market. Could I ask what your portfolio contains and I ll be able to...

Financial Reports: Cash Flow Forecast, cash flow statement, cash flow forecast
cash flow statement, cash flow forecast, mile marker: Hi Alan, Thanks for your question. Cash flow forecast is not a term that I recall hearing before, but let me take a stab at it. I suspect that it s a forecast, issued by a company or more likely by an analyst, that discussed a company s anticipated cash...

Financial Reports: calculating past avg. P/E, ROE, mile marker, roe
mile marker, roe, eps: Hi Jim, Most services that report P/E don t calculate a negative P/E, they just report something like negative earnings or not calculable. Take it to the lowest level, P/E identifies how much an investor must pay for a dollar of a company s earnings....

Financial Reports: computers, computer software system, feasibility reports
computer software system, feasibility reports, executive information systems: i gave you my name and my email address yet you seemed to have ignored both. hmmm [in the school assignment, you are to presume---} type of company? budget for project? due when? etc. The type of report would be easy to ID if the person giving...

Financial Reports: converting money, currency convertion, australian currency
currency convertion, australian currency, currency converter: Those look rather like homework questions to me, so what I will do is explain the theory rather than solve the listed examples: As of 8.45pm AEDT on December 14th 2005, US$1 = AU$1.3227. Therefore to find what $15 is in Australian currency you do the...

Financial Reports: credit report, social security number, free credit report
social security number, free credit report, blank report: none. the free is misleading; the credit agencies have pulled a fast one. To get a blank report or get one .........costs you $10, though the law says it is supposed to be free. The agencies have invented a service free regardless. I hate them...

Financial Reports: credit report, lake county jail, mangement company
lake county jail, mangement company, behemouth: Hal; I hope u laugh at this, but your response above reminds me of the parody of the management course that depicted a man visiting a doctor s office and complained about a left bruised knee. WHILE there, his right leg had a bone sticking out and blood...

Financial Reports: currency, currency conversion, british person
currency conversion, british person, american person: A strong pound against a weak dollar means: £1 = $2 British person pays £5 for a good American person pays $10 for a good (but the company making the goods loses money on the currency conversion) A weak pound against a strong dollar £1 = 50c ...

Financial Reports: dates of bear market, investment prices, bear market
investment prices, bear market, prolonged period: A bear market is defined as: A prolonged period in which investment prices fall, accompanied by widespread pessimism Using this definition as a base, I would assess the following to be examples of a bear market on the S&P 500 since January 1st 2000...

Financial Reports: Earnings reports, stock market investors, income statement and balance sheet
stock market investors, income statement and balance sheet, ford motor company: why r u supposing it is never questioned? u r not following. the PR firm of Ford motor company says we think the next quarter dividends will be 4 cents. [on common stock, category d, etc] That is guessed because the company has their financials...

Financial Reports: Explain what this means, shareholder equity, dividend yield
shareholder equity, dividend yield, majority share: Well, this breaks down into several parts so I will define each: private equity takeout - another company, lender, individual, etc. will come in and purchase a large enough portion of the stock to take over a majority share and take the stock off of the...

Financial Reports: Financial Report, beeb net, cloud media
beeb net, cloud media, return on assets: If the following is in language you can understand please e-mail me at harry_hayfield@beeb.net and I will explain it all in similar language In the year 2000, the company made $226.64 million in sales, but managed to make a loss of $2.298 million. In 2001,...

Financial Reports: Cash Flow Forecast, cash flow forecast, quarterly cash
Financial Reports: Cash Flow Forecast, cash flow forecast, quarterly cash, payables

Financial Reports: Intrinsic value of a company
Financial Reports: Intrinsic value of a company

Financial Reports: Present Value of Future Benefits, time value of money, three payments
Financial Reports: Present Value of Future Benefits, time value of money, three payments, financial calculator

Financial Reports: Not sure you can help me., arbitrary rules, credit score
arbitrary rules, credit score, equifax: R; that is very insightful. YES, there are about 6 reporting agencies and MOST but not all of the big banks have bought into the ABSOLUTES of the tri merge scoring process. YOU need not spend one second trying to convince me of the arbitrary rules involved...

Financial Reports: Intrinsic value of a company, valuation articles, siebel systems
valuation articles, siebel systems, motley fool: Hi Richard, There are many ways to attempt to value a company, but it is an inexact science, at best. When you buy a company, you re really buying a piece of the company s future cash flows or net earnings. So you d think that estimating value would...

Financial Reports: income statement, balance sheet income statement, operating cash flow
balance sheet income statement, operating cash flow, positive cash flow: be it public or private, it is not important. i will make this simplier. u have a paycheck. THAT is the cash flow. it goes to the federal government, the state government in taxes, to social security, perhaps to insurance or to IRA accounts you...

Financial Reports: to increase share price, share price target, efficiences
share price target, efficiences, company meeting: i love your question! Management and profits are not the same thing. Management is getting things done through other people profits are the result of efficiences in the company MEETING market demand. the mgr cannot control 1,000 or 1 or 1,000,000...

Financial Reports: internet site, novice investor, edgar online
novice investor, edgar online, mile marker: Hello Andy, I think I can help. I suggest that you visit Edgar Online (www.edgar-online.com). You ll have to sign up for a free user account, but you ll be able to find what you re looking for there. First, Edgar is the document agency of the SEC and...

Financial Reports: how to invest in the stock market, how to invest in the stock market, investing in the stock market
how to invest in the stock market, investing in the stock market, economical benefits: 1. can i as a foreigner invest in the stock? Yes, but there are regulations 2. what s the minimum amount to invest? As much as you can afford to lose 3. I have heard about the stocks in New york, are there similar stocks in California? No 4. how can...

Financial Reports: Loan interest calculating, interest auto loan, regular payment
interest auto loan, regular payment, installment payment: It most certainly makes a difference. By applying it to principal you reduce the overall principal balance by the full amount. However, if you make an additional installment payment than a portion of the extra payment is applied to interest. The reduction...

Financial Reports: Non-Core Businesses, business process outsourcing, investment banks
business process outsourcing, investment banks, realty advisors: According to Ocwen Financial Corporation, it s core business is Residential Loan Servicing business, Ocwen Realty Advisors, Ocwen Recovery Group, Business Process Outsourcing and Commercial Servicing. Therefore it stands to reson that any other businesses...

Financial Reports: HOW can i open a bank ACCONT...
not sure I would want to.......security, etc. ask the applicable bank and use, i guess, pay pal. the bank or institution has to be able to receive your funds somehow on line too. or wait to get them through the postal ststem. thanks for askin...

Financial Reports: Present Value of Future Benefits, present value, year 1
present value, year 1, dividends: I apologize profusely, but I am on the road without access to the majority of my resources and will not be able to help answer your question. Please direct the question to one of the other experts who is more than capable of helping. Again, I apologize and...

Financial Reports: RE: Internet Banking, internet banks, chicago fed
internet banks, chicago fed, hs student: what is your educational level? I think you have an error in your presumptions and if I am wrong, I will be glad to say so. I think you mean are there banks that accept internet transactions? The answer is YES. MOST of them do. But you are...

Financial Reports: stock splits, stock splits, stock split
stock splits, stock split, e bay: eBay has done the following stock splits: March 2nd 1999: 3:1 @ $14.63 a share May 25th 2000: 2:1 @ $15.12 a share August 29th 2003: 2:1 @ $27.70 a share February 17th 2005: 2:1 @ $42.72 a share Please note that the share price is the figure quoted...

Financial Stocks: how to become a stockbroker, how to become a stockbroker, valuengine inc
how to become a stockbroker, valuengine inc, peace in my heart: Thank you for your follow up question! I do strongly suggest that if you want to succeed in the financial world, a four year college degree in a related field is very important. While any college degree will probably fill the basic requirements that most...

Financial Stocks: KinderCare Stock
Financial Stocks: KinderCare Stock

Financial Stocks: how can i find out when a stock certificate was issued and the stock price on that date, wal mart stock, valuengine inc
wal mart stock, valuengine inc, investor relations website: Ty, Thank you for your question! The best way to determine what you are asking is to contact Walmart s investor relations department. They should have all of the relevant information for your stock certificate numbers. I did find this link to their investor...

Financial Stocks: KinderCare Stock, valuengine inc, google searches
valuengine inc, google searches, knowledge learning corp: Kristie, Thank you for your question! It appears that KinderCare no longer trades under that name. I did some google searches and searched http://finance.yahoo.com, and there is no public company that I can find trading under that name. I do see that the...

Financial Stocks: Midland United Company, valuengine inc, company name search
valuengine inc, company name search, google search: June, Thank you for your question! Generally there are two ways to approach this. The first is happily free, no charge, and comprises of two things. General google searches to find out the history of the company, and company name search through a site...

Financial Stocks: old stocks, investor relations department, airline stocks
investor relations department, airline stocks, valuengine inc: Gwin, Thank you for your question! Yes, those stocks are probably worth something as they are still a publicly traded stock. To find out for sure, and to see how much they are now worth, you will need to contact Continental. Most publicly traded companies...

Financial Stocks: Young and misguided, becoming a stock broker, valuengine inc
becoming a stock broker, valuengine inc, economic disaster: Tykara, Thank you for your question! Unfortunately there is no real way that I am aware of to become a stock broker without a college degree. The problem is that everyone else who is trying to get into that industry will have one, so you would likely not...

Financial Stocks: chapter 11 or 13 concerns, valuengine inc, securities and exchange commission
valuengine inc, securities and exchange commission, henneman: Don, Thank you for your question! Unfortunately it difficult to say what will happen. Every bankruptcy is different, it depends on what chapter of bankruptcy the company uses, and how the bankruptcy is administered. Your shares could still be worth something...

Financial Stocks: When to jump in, uptodate info, time horizons
uptodate info, time horizons, poor economy: Chris, Thank you for your question! Unfortunately there are no clear answers to your questions. Investing is not an exact science, almost every expert you ask will likely give you a different answer regarding when the market is at its lowest. The...

Financial Stocks: Lehman Brothers Stock, valuengine inc, lehman brothers
valuengine inc, lehman brothers, bankrupt companies: Kurt, Unfortunately it is unclear what will happen to the stock. Barclay s is buying some of the assets, but I don t think it is purchasing the company itself. The stock may very well end up worthless, perhaps if you are a very risky trader you could...

Financial Stocks: selling and rebuying stock, valuengine inc, stock holder
valuengine inc, stock holder, henneman: Don, Thank you for your question! Yes, certainly it can be done. As a stock holder, you can sell your stock at any time. I would suggest going to the service or institution through which you bought the stock, they can probably take the sell order to sell...

Financial Stocks: historical DJ weights, dow jones industrials, dow jones index
dow jones industrials, dow jones index, djia stocks: Gis, Thank you for your question! I did find this link: http://www.money-zine.com/Investing/Stocks/History-of-the-Dow/ Scroll down to the section titled Dow Jones Industrials . At the end of that section there is a link to pull up a document that...

Financial Stocks: Centex Co. Inc., investor relations department, valuengine inc
investor relations department, valuengine inc, share certificates: Norma, Thank you for your question! Usually old certificates are not worth anything, but there are exceptions to that. However, the certificate will usually only have value to the person on the certificate or their direct family. If you can, I would urge...

Financial Stocks: kinder care stock, valuengine inc, kinder care
valuengine inc, kinder care, kindercare: Thank you for your question! From what I can tell, Kindercare is not a publicly traded stock. This makes it more difficult to determine the stocks worth. The most recent information I can find refers to a buy out of the company in 2004 at $25.94 per share....

Financial Stocks: markets, dictionary of finance and investment terms, valuengine inc
dictionary of finance and investment terms, valuengine inc, economic mechanisms: Harry, Thank you for your question. A complete answer to your question would take more space than I have here, but I can offer a few guidelines. A financial market usually includes all sorts of investments and economic mechanisms. A securities market...

Financial Stocks: old ordinary stock certificates, investor relations department, stock certificates
investor relations department, stock certificates, deceased relatives: Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if these certificates are still worth anything. The first thing is to determine if any of these companies still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Help locating information, investor relations department, valuengine inc
investor relations department, valuengine inc, income tax return: Shirley, Thank you for your question! Your best bet would be to contact the investor relations department at AllTel. Most public companies have an investor relations department. I did a quick search, and found this link: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=74159&p=irol-irHome...

Financial Stocks: online stockbroker, valuengine inc, henneman
valuengine inc, henneman, additional service: Ales, Thank you for your question! Yes, you can certainly trade your own investments yourself, with no restrictions or requirements for any type of license. Some good online websites where you can sign up and place your own orders for stocks, mutual funds,...

Financial Stocks: Countrywide Bank, adjustable rate mortgages, foreclosure rates
adjustable rate mortgages, foreclosure rates, target price: Aaron, Thank you for your question! No, I think that there is incredible risk in any firm that has exposure to the housing market. As bad as this market is, there is more to come. The majority of adjustable rate mortgages have yet to adjust, foreclosure...

Financial Stocks: listing price of shares, free market environment, valuengine inc
free market environment, valuengine inc, initial public offering: Thank you for the question! Usually the company that is going public and the underwriting firm (Investment bank that is sponsoring the public stock offer) will together determine the initial listing price of a stock. This is usually done by looking closely...

Financial Stocks: Old shares, google searches, investor relations department
google searches, investor relations department, data tronics: Jorge, Thank you for your question! There are several things you can do. I would first start with Google, and search for the company names that you list. The goal is to find out if the company still exists, and if they do find their website. Most public...

Financial Stocks: Units/Shares, dictionary of finance and investment terms, valuengine inc
dictionary of finance and investment terms, valuengine inc, stocks bonds: Pete, Thank you for your question! The term unit can actually be applied in a few different ways. I think that likely it simply means one share, meaning that unit and share are essentially interchangeable. However, I did find these additional...

Financial Stocks: capital stock question, major stock exchanges, valuengine inc
major stock exchanges, valuengine inc, google search: Meg, Thank you for your question! The only real thing to do in your situation is to try to find the company, and contact them directly. I did a quick search, and they do not appear to be a public company on any of the major stock exchanges. But, they...

Financial Stocks: Old Americasn Mining C ompany Stock, investor relations department, valuengine inc
investor relations department, valuengine inc, jasper alabama: Martha, Thank you for your question! Unfortunately, in all probability the stock certificates you have are no longer worth anything as far as the stock is concerned. Here is what I checked: There does not appear to be any currently traded company by...

Financial Stocks: Greyhound stock, greyhound lines, laidlaw
Financial Stocks: Greyhound stock, greyhound lines, laidlaw, england

Financial Stocks: Greyhound stock, greyhound lines, valuengine inc
greyhound lines, valuengine inc, harris trust: Charles, Thank you for your question! Your only chance for success on this would be to contact the company to see if they have a record of your share of ownership on file. I did find this link on the Greyhound website that has their contact information:...

Financial Stocks: "old" capital stock certificates, stock certificates, peoples gas
stock certificates, peoples gas, henneman: Debbie, Thank you for your question! I did some quick searches and those two companies do not appear to be currently traded. However, there is always a small possibility that they were acquired or merged with another company that is still active....

Financial Stocks: Capital Stock, valuengine inc, reverse stock split
valuengine inc, reverse stock split, google search: Thank you Chris for the follow up! It can depend greatly on the type of merger, aquisition, or name change if your original certificates are still worth something. I did find a reference to FinancialContent Inc, it appears to be currently trading at about...

Financial Stocks: value of old stocks, life insurance company, investor relations department
life insurance company, investor relations department, coke company: Lester, I do have a few suggestions for you on how you can do some research to find out if your certificates are worth anything. Usually such old certificates no longer have any value, but in rare instances the company does still trade, or has been acquired...

Financial Stocks: Old Stocks, empire gold, sunshine co
Financial Stocks: Old Stocks, empire gold, sunshine co, stock certificates

Financial Stocks: Old Stock Certificates, worse case scenario, old stock certificates
worse case scenario, old stock certificates, valuengine inc: David, Thank you for your question! The only way to know if those certificates are still worth something is to contact the company if it still exists. Even if the company merged, was acquired, or changed names you should still contact the present form...

Financial Stocks: Old Stocks, yankee gold, empire gold
yankee gold, empire gold, investor relations department: Roxanne, Thank you for your question! Unfortunately there is no easy and simple way to go about this, unless the stocks are currently traded. Here are my suggestions on how to track some information down, in the order in which I would try: 1. Visit http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Stock, prudential financial, retirement fund
prudential financial, retirement fund, investment work: Dave, Thank you for your question! First the easy part: yes, you would have to pay taxes on the proceeds if you sold the shares. It is based on profits, so if you cannot prove that you paid some specific amount for the shares in the past, you will likely...

Financial Stocks: found shares of common stock, otc stock transfer inc, financial group inc
otc stock transfer inc, financial group inc, current stock price: Thank you for your question! The only real way to tell if an old stock certificate is still worth anything is to contact the company. In your case, it sounds like the company has gone through several changes in name and ownership, so it depends heavily...

Financial Stocks: Lehman stock is still trading, valuengine inc, chapter 11 bankruptcy
valuengine inc, chapter 11 bankruptcy, debt creditors: Raymond, Thank you for your follow up question! Unfortunately this is hard to answer. Every bankruptcy is different, sometimes there is something for the shareholders, sometimes not. The time frame before this is all figured out can also vary from months...

Financial Stocks: Old Stock Certificates (follow up), old stock certificates, cumulative preferred stock
old stock certificates, cumulative preferred stock, investor relations office: David, Thank you for the follow up question! I would suggest two things: First, try contacting them a second time, to see if you can speak with someone else. If you get the same answer, then you know that you at least have the official corporate answer,...

Financial Stocks: Advice for a soon to be college Grad, wachovia securites, wachovia securities
wachovia securites, wachovia securities, charles schwab: Jeremy, Thank you for your question! Yes, unfortunately it is probably the most difficult time in many decades to be looking to get your start in finance. Particularly traders, most major investment houses are struggling to survive and letting large...

Financial Stocks: Failed Bank Stock, jp morgan chase, valuengine inc
jp morgan chase, valuengine inc, financial stocks: Richard, Thank you for your question! Yes, this stock certainly has been a terrible one, like most financial stocks these days. It if possible that the stock could be come worthless, but it is more likely that there will be some sort of recovery....

Financial Stocks: stock valuation, current stock price, investor relations department
current stock price, investor relations department, empire inc: Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: gold and diamond canadian stock certificate value, goldfields limited, adelaide st
goldfields limited, adelaide st, patrick harrison: Bo, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: St. Clair Oil & Gas Corp., current stock price, investor relations department
current stock price, investor relations department, company thanks: Karen, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Avino Mines and Resources stock from 1985, paine webber, investor relations department
paine webber, investor relations department, avino: Kerri, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Beta, valuengine inc, risk free rate of return
valuengine inc, risk free rate of return, henneman: Thank you for your question! Try this link, it may be of great help: http://www.ehow.com/how_4910972_calculate-beta.html I believe that you need to make an adjustment to your equation to get this correct. You also need a risk free rate of return for...

Financial Stocks: hello, stocks and commodities, valuengine inc
stocks and commodities, valuengine inc, retirement funds: Thank you for your question! Yes, if you are interested in stocks and commodities, then stockbroker would be a good career. Financial analysts really is the title and occupation for someone that works with investors to build a complete investment plan,...

Financial Stocks: hello, finance classes, life investments
finance classes, life investments, miss kitty: Thank Miss Kitty for your question! Unfortunately yes, accounting is a part of finance. To successfully analyze any publicly traded company for investment, it is typically necessary to review their accounting numbers very closely. Because of this, finance...

Financial Stocks: info, current stock price, investor relations department
current stock price, investor relations department, mining companys: Beth, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: The Pioneer Shale Oil Co., Inc., shale oil, investor relations department
shale oil, investor relations department, campbell building: Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trades publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: career change., junior research analyst, wachovia securities
junior research analyst, wachovia securities, charles schwab: Anthony, Thank you for your question! Usually I would encourage you, and will offer some suggestions on how to make the career change below. But first, a word of caution. The finanical industry is in complete turmoil. The current terrible state...

Financial Stocks: Key Bank Stock, bank holding company, u s treasury
Financial Stocks: Key Bank Stock, bank holding company, u s treasury, treasury dept

Financial Stocks: more information about carrer changing, masters degree in finance, masters in finance
masters degree in finance, masters in finance, financial stocks: John, Thank you for your question! Deciding on what to do for your future is always a very difficult decision. It can so difficult to make, that many delay and continue to think about it, and the years tick by. My thoughts are below, but the most important...

Financial Stocks: Key Bank Stock, bank stock, key bank
bank stock, key bank, risk investment: Michele, Unfortunately this is a very difficult question to answer. The biggest concern I would address is how much of the overall net worth of the estate is represented by the Key Bank stock? There are two things to consider. First, if the Key Bank...

Financial Stocks: very old stock certificate, old stock certificates, current stock price
old stock certificates, current stock price, investor relations department: Brenda, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: BANK STOCK, valuengine inc, many different ways
valuengine inc, many different ways, bank stock: Michelle, Thank you for the question! Unfortunately this is a bit complex to fully answer here. But here is some brief information. There are many different ways for regulators to become actively involved in a bank. The government usually ends up...

Financial Stocks: Shares in Medical Ancillary Services, Inc., cusip, question and answer
Financial Stocks: Shares in Medical Ancillary Services, Inc., cusip, question and answer, duarte ca

Financial Stocks: Old Stocks, current stock price, investor relations department
current stock price, investor relations department, finance yahoo: Shawn, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Shares in Medical Ancillary Services, Inc., investor relations department, stock transfer
investor relations department, stock transfer, ancillary services: Gail, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trades publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Boston Celtic Stock, celtic stock, investor relations department
celtic stock, investor relations department, google: Mike, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Old Stocks, blank certificates, stock certificates
blank certificates, stock certificates, john hampton: Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: old stock certificates, old stock certificates, current stock price
old stock certificates, current stock price, investor relations department: Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Stock Certificate, current stock price, investor relations department
current stock price, investor relations department, google: John, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: AIG Stock?, bank stocks, impressive returns
bank stocks, impressive returns, speculative investment: Jim, Thank you for your question! This would be a very risky investment. Perhaps AIG or bank stocks would have been a better gamble a few months ago when they were very low, but they have come back strong. Your 5 year time frame is good in that the longer...

Financial Stocks: bank stocks, investor relations department, valuengine inc
investor relations department, valuengine inc, exact circumstances: Thank you for your question! Unfortunately this can vary greatly depending upon the exact circumstances of the bank you hold shares in, and the agreements reached with the new bank that is acquiring the assets of the failed bank. As a shareholder, you do...

Financial Stocks: Circuit City Stock, fast food restaurant, valuengine inc
fast food restaurant, valuengine inc, counter exchange: Keith, Thank you for your question! Unfortunately your stock is essentially worthless. The company is in bankruptcy, and liquidating all assets. The stock no longer trades on a major exchange, although I believe that it still trades on the much less regulated...

Financial Stocks: historical stock value, stock split history, marriott stock split
stock split history, marriott stock split, marriott corporation: Bryon, Thank you for your follow up question! The main thing to research is how many times the stock has split. Google Finance I find is actually a little easier to use than Yahoo, and in some cases has more timely data. Here is the link to get started:...

Financial Stocks: stock valuation, investor relations department, valuengine inc
investor relations department, valuengine inc, marriott corporation: Thank you for your question! You are on the right track in that you need to speak with Marriott about your share of stock. It sounds like you may have called their customer service number, where they take reservations. They should have directed you to what...

Financial Stocks: Finance - EPS PPS MPS ?, sec 10k filings, valuengine inc
sec 10k filings, valuengine inc, earnings estimates: Anne, Thank you for your question! Yes you are right that this information can be found on Yahoo or google finance, but you don t need to go through the effort of looking at financial reports or sec filings. I use http://google.finance.com enter the...

Financial Stocks: Old Capital Stock Certificates, current stock price, investor relations department
current stock price, investor relations department, stock certificates: Keith, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Old stock, acceris communications, investor relations department
acceris communications, investor relations department, finance yahoo: Katie, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: is a particular share of stock worth anything?, investor relations department, bank mergers
investor relations department, bank mergers, mergers and acquisitions: John, Thank you for your question! If the original company has merged, even if has been several times, and the new company trades, yes the stock is still worth something. Your ownership would have transferred down through the mergers. Each merger deal...

Financial Stocks: Trading stocks,Business,Next level help!!!, how to create a business plan, currency markets
how to create a business plan, currency markets, trading stocks: Colbert, Congratulations on the results of your trading so far. However my first word of advice would be to very careful. Turning 4,000 into 100,000 in four months is definitely not slow and steady. You probably do not realize it, but you are taking incredible...

Financial Stocks: I have a capital Stock Certificate dated 1895, current stock price, roads creek
current stock price, roads creek, investor relations department: Carol, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Economics, valuengine inc, unanticipated inflation
valuengine inc, unanticipated inflation, costs of inflation: Brook, Thank you for your question! This is a very large topic to answer, but I ll try to give you some initial information and you can follow up with me if you have additional specific questions. Typically yes, it is riskier to in the economy when...

Financial Stocks: RE: book, bn com barnesandnoble, paul d sonkin
bn com barnesandnoble, paul d sonkin, valuengine inc: Steve, Thank you for your question! Certainly, I d be happy to suggest a few books that focus on value investing. Here are a few titles I feel are worthy of your attentions: Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond (Wiley Finance) by Bruce...

Financial Stocks: WaMu stock value, jp morgan chase, valuengine inc
jp morgan chase, valuengine inc, wamu: Richard, Thank you for the follow up question! I think that in all probability WaMu will survive. It could very well do so in a different format, such as a merger or acquisition, but the bank certainly fits into the to big to fail category. Meaning that...

Financial Stocks: Forecasting stock price, equity risk premium, dividend discount model
equity risk premium, dividend discount model, adjusted beta: whats the value for r are you assuming? also, the model is not going to work for 2009 as citi took a considerable dip on account of mtm losses. it works for a more stable period where earnings are more or less deducible. for remaining periods of your study,...

Financial Stocks: Share Certificate, current stock price, investor relations department
current stock price, investor relations department, share certificate: Scott, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: United Empire Gold Mines Stock, old stock certificates, empire gold
old stock certificates, empire gold, investor relations department: Jeff, Thank you for your question! I generally don t have the time to do the research myself for old stock certificates for inquiries on this forum, but I can certainly offer some information on what the available avenues are to find more information. ...

Financial Stocks: Old stocks, current stock price, investor relations department
current stock price, investor relations department, gold mines: Paula, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Stocks, valuengine inc, business departments
valuengine inc, business departments, henneman: Justin, Thank you for your question! The business school of most colleges would be the most relevant. Many business departments have some sort of finance specialty or track. If not, economics would be the most relevant. Colleges can vary, so the thing...

Financial Stocks: stock certificates from 1950s, current stock price, investor relations department
current stock price, investor relations department, stock certificates: Jack, Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The first thing is to determine if the company still trade publicly. You can search by company name on http://finance.yahoo.com...

Financial Stocks: Researching Old Stock Certificates., old stock certificates, mid atlantic corporation
old stock certificates, mid atlantic corporation, google: Thank you for your question! Yes, there are several things that you can do to see if an old certificate is worth anything. The main step is to contact the company, if you can locate them, as you are trying to do. I did find this website for a Mid Atlantic...

Financial Stocks: Continental Dynamics, Inc. Stock, continental dynamics, stock certificates
continental dynamics, stock certificates, google: Renee, Thank you for your question, I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Here are my suggestions on how to investigate those stock certificates. Unfortunately I could not locate any concrete information about Continental Dymanics, other...

Financial Stocks: Woolstone, Inc., a California Coporation, coporation
Financial Stocks: Woolstone, Inc., a California Coporation, coporation