Saving, importing, and exporting data

Saving, importing, and exporting data

You can exchange information between FileMaker Pro Advanced and other applications by saving, importing, and exporting data to other file formats. For example, you can import data that is currently in another database or spreadsheet program, or export address data in order to create personalized form letters with a word processing program.

You can:

save FileMaker Pro Advanced data to Excel and PDF files

save a found set of records and email it as a snapshot link

append FileMaker Pro Advanced records to existing FileMaker Pro Advanced PDF files

import data into an existing FileMaker Pro Advanced file

set up recurring imports to help you routinely refresh read-only data imported from another file

convert data from other applications to new FileMaker Pro Advanced files

export data in many formats for use in other applications

Related topics 

Copying or importing table schemas

Formatting and setting up field objects in Layout mode

Specifying formats for date fields

Saving and sending records in other formats

Exporting data from FileMaker Pro Advanced