Advanced development and customization tools
FileMaker Pro 12 Advanced includes all the features of FileMaker Pro 12 plus a suite of advanced development and customization tools. If you design databases for yourself or your team and want to build more powerful and more flexible database applications, then FileMaker Pro 12 Advanced is for you.
FileMaker Pro 12 Advanced features
Create, change, or delete specific menu items or entire menu sets.
NEW – Specify certain custom menus to display when using an iOS device.
Build your own functions and copy, paste, and import them into any FileMaker Pro database.
Multiple Table Import
Build or modify databases faster by importing multiple tables at once.
Build applications where all menus are hidden.
Database Design Report
Run comprehensive reports on all elements of the database schema.
Pinpoint problem areas in scripts and Script Triggers.
NEW – Turn off Script Triggers when debugging to fine tune the troubleshooting process.
Monitor fields, variables and calculations while troubleshooting.
Create standalone runtime solutions that don't require FileMaker Pro.
External Function Plug-in API
Build more robust calculations and extend database capabilities.
Field & Table Replication
Copy field definitions into different tables or copy table definitions into other files for faster solution development.
The extra diagnostic power of FileMaker Pro Advanced is essential for our work, and the ability to create Custom Functions for specific client needs is huge.
FileMaker devotees will find that the enhancements of the latest version (including the new design tools) … make it worth upgrading all of their systems to version 12.
...if you're the developer, you'll be able to pass on significant advantages to end-users with little or no effort.