MICROSOFT OFFICE V. X FOR MAC BUYERS GET DISCOUNT OFFER.
Customers purchasing the new Microsoft(R) Office v. X for Mac, just introduced in the U.S., may now complete their suite easily and affordably with FileMaker Pro 5.5 for Mac OS X, the leading Mac OS database software for workgroups and individuals. FileMaker Pro database software products also run on Microsoft Windows See Windows.
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Those who have purchased retail boxes of FileMaker Pro 5.5 for Mac OS X (full version) from November 1, 2001 through March 15, 2002, are eligible to receive a $100 U.S. ($150 CDN (Content Delivery Network) A system of distributed content on a large intranet or the public Internet in which copies of content are replicated and cached throughout the network. for Canadian customers) mail-in rebate rebate, partial refund of the total price paid for goods or services. In the United States, rebates were historically given by railroads to favored shippers as a return on transportation charges. from FileMaker with proof of purchase of Office v. X (full version or upgrade), a savings of 40 per cent off the regular estimated retail price of $249 for FileMaker Pro 5.5.
A downloadable rebate form and further details are available at http://www.filemaker.com/promos. This rebate offer is not valid with any other offers.
Office v. X key applications, such as Word X, Excel X and Entourage The e-mail program included in the Macintosh version of Microsoft Office. Combining the functions of Outlook with scheduling capabilities, Entourage was introduced with Microsoft Office 2001 for Mac, the first release of Office for OS X. integrate directly with FileMaker Pro 5.5 for Mac OS X allowing users to leverage critical data in a number of extremely easy ways: import data from Excel X for Mac into FileMaker Pro, for creating reports or for sharing over the Web in just minutes by simply dragging and dropping an Excel X spreadsheet onto FileMaker Pro; use the Excel X File Menu or Get External Data command on Data Menu; drag a FileMaker Pro file from the Finder to Excel X; or simply use the Excel X Import Wizard to select the FileMaker Pro database records to import. Data can also be easily exchanged between FileMaker Pro 5.5 and, Word X and Entourage X for Mac, to create mailings or to send emails.
"FileMaker Pro 5.5 for Mac OS X is a must-have database, especially for business users who need to leverage data between FileMaker Pro and Office v. X for Mac," said Kevin Browne, general manager, Macintosh Business Unit Macintosh Business Unit (informally known as Mac BU or MacBU) is an operating unit of Microsoft Corporation that produces software for the Apple Macintosh platform. at Microsoft Corp.
Fully compatible with Office for Mac and Office for Windows, Office v. X combines the power of word processing word processing, use of a computer program or a dedicated hardware and software package to write, edit, format, and print a document. Text is most commonly entered using a keyboard similar to a typewriter's, although handwritten input (see pen-based computer) and , spreadsheet, presentation, e-mail and personal information manager (PIM (1) (Protocol Independent Multicast) A multicast routing protocol endorsed by the IETF. Used in conjunction with an existing unicast routing protocol, it comes in two flavors: Dense Mode (PIM-DM) is used when recipients in the target group are in a concentrated ) programs with the stability and reliability of Mac OS X. The suite has been specifically designed to take advantage of core Mac OS X technologies, including Aqua interface, Sheets and the Quartz graphics engine, all of which are built directly into the product to deliver graphically compelling documents and the ease-of-use unique to the Mac platform. New feature enhancements also have been made to Entourage(TM) X, the e-mail and personal information manager, PIM programs, Word X, Excel X and the PowerPoint(R) X presentation graphics program.
About Microsoft, Inc.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing computing - computer . The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software -- any time, any place and on any device.
About FileMaker, Inc.
FileMaker is a leading provider to the growing Web-publishing and workgroup database markets. FileMaker software lets departments and teams create databases to manage and track projects, assets and people. Its award-winning FileMaker line of database software provides relational power, instant and custom Web publishing Creating a Web site and placing it on the Web server. A Web site is a collection of HTML pages with the home page typically named INDEX.HTML. Web sites are designed using Web authoring software which provides a graphical layout capability or by hand coding in HTML or both. and legendary ease-of-use. FileMaker, Inc. is the database software subsidiary of Apple Computer, Inc. .
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