Review: FileMaker Pro 10 and Pro Advanced 10

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Price when rated: $499; upgrade $299

Pros

  • Dynamic summary reports with editable data
  • Includes integrated debugging tools, includes custom function editor
  • Can create single-user standalone versions of databases
  • Saved finds are helpful
  • Imports Bento libraries
  • Script triggers add flexibility for developers
  • Status toolbar does more than the tools it replaces
  • Allows sending e-mail from within FileMaker Pro

Cons

  • Standalone runtimes are single-user only
  • Major changes to status toolbar will take some getting used to
  • Standalone runtimes lack PDF-creation capability available when databases are opened in a full copy of the program
  • Still no thin-client version
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Price when rated: $299; upgrade, $179

Pros

  • Dynamic summary reports with editable data
  • Saved finds are helpful
  • Imports Bento libraries
  • Script triggers add flexibility for developers
  • Status toolbar does more than the tools it replaces
  • Allows sending e-mail from within FileMaker Pro

Cons

  • Major changes to status toolbar will take some getting used to
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