Edit note, link has been fixed...
First step is to read this:
For basic background on this kind of upgrade.
You may find it easier to import the converted data into a completely redesigned database if they used a lot of repeating fields. Filemaker 3 was fully relational but it doesn't sound like your file was designed to take advantage of those features.
many thanks for the response! ... I tried to go to the link but it banged out,
giving me an error:
Sorry, this action cannot complete. Please restart your browser and try again."
and ended up here: http://filemaker.custhelp.com/app/error/error_id/6
I was logged in :)
Hmm, I should have checked the link before I posted it :smileysad:
Go to the knowledge base and search it using the keyword Migration and you'll find an article starting with the words "Convesion and Migration: Things to think about when..."
The subtleties of language ... I searched for "upgrade" and "import" etc but never thought of migration!
... Many thanks - that should give me a good starting point ... I'm sure I'll be back before