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On 05/11/2013 11:21 PM, rounak jain wrote:
I have connected my Base to MySql. Can you please clarify which tasks must
I perform in Base and which ones in MySql..............for example....I
guess I must create tables in MySql.......what about "Forms" and "Queries"?
Where must I make the data entry? newbie!!(and intermediate
Filemaker user)

What version of MySQL are you using? The answer to this determines what you should do and how. Tables and their data are kept within MySQL. Forms, queries, views, and reports are created within the Base file you use to connect to MySQL. Databases and schema must be created within MySQL. How this is done depends upon the answer to my first question. A database must be created first. Then the schema for the database are created second. After creating the schema, you can use Base to create the tables for the schema. You have probably heard the advice RTM (read the manual). Well, you need to get a manual for the version of MySQL that you are using. I use MySQL 5.5 and the program, Workbench, is what I use for all administrative tasks for MySQL. When I used MySQL 5.1, I used mysqladmin to do these things.


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