Glossary of Terms for the new FileMaker Community Site

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Following is an alphabetical, for example, ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ ;-) list of Terms (and Phrases) seen in the new FileMaker Community site user interface, and what those Terms and Phrases mean.


This is intended as a collaborative work-in-progress document that we can improve together (while practicing collaborative document editing). Feel free to improve and/or correct this document.


For starters this will be the English language version...

I believe that edits, including who edited, show up in a change log, so you do not have to annotate in the body of the document although it might be useful...too early to tell.


Blogs: (added by Beatrice, 2014-11-24 [Feel free to delete])


Categories: Place specific




Following: Here is a list of what things you can follow and what the rules and effects are:


Follow in:





Groups: A wise man said "Think of Groups as places where people with a similar goal or interest want to communicate with only one another and not people outside of the group." A wise woman said "only admins can set up groups"


Jive Software:




Places: Super set of Spaces and Groups. A Space is a Place. A Group is a Place.




Private Messages: (added by Beverly, 201411-24) These can be emailed to you directly when you recieve one to your In box and you can reply-by email.