Creating a database
The first step in creating a database is to plan the content, structure, and design. Then, you create a FileMaker Pro database file and define tables and fields.
Related topics 
Deleting table definitions, field definitions, and data
Topics in this section
About planning a database
Best practices for designing layouts
Tips for designing layouts
Creating a FileMaker Pro file
Setting file options
Defining database tables
About defining database fields
About choosing a field type
Setting options for fields
About setting up container fields
Changing field definitions
Creating file paths
Using variables
Working with formulas and functions
Working with plug-ins