Get the most from your database. Get Inside 4th Dimension. Inside 4th Dimension is a practical tutorial guide to version 3.0 of this large and powerful database program for the Mac. Suitable for beginning and experienced database users alike, it starts with step-by-step coverage of database management fundamentals, then progresses to a thorough review of advanced features - including the exciting new capabilities of version 3.0. Even if you have never used a database before, this friendly handbook will give you everything you need to understand and use vital database management concepts; build your first database file; add, change, search, and sort records; create and print custom labels and reports; create graphs to illustrate your data; import and export data from other applications. Experienced users can go right to chapters on more sophisticated features, including how to design, customize, and store layouts to save time; manage related files easily; use scripts to execute calculations automatically; speed operations with custom menus, commands, simple programming techniques, and the 4D Compiler; and network your files with the 4D Server. Each chapter contains helpful hints, tips, and techniques you may not find in the documenttation, as well as real-world examples to help you understand and use 4D more effectively. You'll also find an alphabetical command reference, and a concise overview of the latest 3.0 features.