Advice please on learning curve
I am exploring options for converting my AppleWorks databases into another program. I understand the ASCII export/import task. My databases are simple - a max of 6 fields, flat database, inventory and the like. However, once in the new program I want to be able to continue to sort, add/delete records, AND choose the print format without having to redo steps every time I make a change. If I use Apple Numbers and Pages I have to redo steps to print. If I use Bento, a file that will print on 6 pages from Appleworks takes over 20 pages to print, since you can not create a custom print form. So, my question:
For Filemaker, would there be a steep learning curve for me to be able to import and create the simple databases and print forms that I have described? I know that this program would be a huge overkill, and more expensive, but so far I have not found any real substitute for the ease of AppleWorks once I have my databases created. Thank you!