InfoMaker v9-12.5 Forms

In this 3 day hands-on instructor led class, students will learn to use the InfoMaker to develop forms.  This course uses materials customized to the requested version of InfoMaker (9 – 12.5).

Using InfoMaker: Reports and Using InfoMaker Forms may be taught as
a consolidated 5-day class.


This course is designed for information professionals, strategic planners, business
analysts, managers or support staff who want to produce simple and complex


  • Experience using Microsoft Windows.
  • Basic understanding of relational databases.
  • Basic knowledge of SQL programming is
    preferable, but not required.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Configure the InfoMaker environment.
  • Use the InfoMaker Form painters to create Freeform,
    Grid, and Master/Detail forms.
  • Customize forms to meet unique application
  • Create an executable report application for
    distribution to others who may not be running InfoMaker.

A series of lab exercises will be used to reinforce the classroom education.

Class Outline


  • Role of InfoMaker
  • Types of Forms
  • Platforms and Databases Supported by InfoMaker
  • InfoMaker Concepts and Terminology

The InfoMaker Environment

  • Painter Structure
  • Customizing Toolbars
  • Managing Painter Views and Panes

Creating Basic Forms

  • Data Sources
  • Quick Select Data Source
  • SQL Select Data Source

Creating a Form from Multiple Tables

  • SQL Grouping
  • Nested Queries
  • Unions

Creating Advanced Forms

  • Master/Detail One-to-Many
  • Master/Detail Many-to-One

Using Forms

  • Running Forms
  • Using Criteria to Filter a Form
  • Importing Data into a Form
  • Exporting Data from a Form
  • Printing a Form

Controlling Updates

  • Overview
  • Controlling Updates

Enhancing Forms

  • Components of a Form
  • Controls
  • Properties
  • Moving, Resizing and Deleting Controls
  • Adding Controls
  • Computed Controls
  • Display Formats
  • Edit Styles
  • Validation Rules

Dynamic Report Behavior

  • Adding Prompt for Criteria to a Form
  • Conditional Property Expressions

Using Queries

  • Creating Query Objects
  • Using Query Objects

Library Painter

  • Managing Objects
  • Creating an Executable

Additional Topics (as time permits)

  • Using Data Pipelines
  • Maintaining Profiles and Databases

To Hire a proven InfoMaker Subject Matter Expert Consultant and Instructor that teaches this class, call 800-798-3901 today!

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