Hosting shared files to client from Filemaker Pro 6 to Filemaker Pro 8 (OS X)

Hi all,
   I just got Filemaker Pro 8 on my powerbook today (I am running Tiger 10.4.3) so I could log on to our local network in the office and get on the neccesary databases we have hosted here. But I have ran into a problem where it seems as if Filemaker Pro 6 will not talk to my new version of Filemaker Pro 8 so I can retrieve the local hosts and the shared files (databases). Is there any way to get around this issue. If anyone can help me please reply.
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lesouefCommented:
You can convert them, but this is almost never a 100% successfull process, it needs at least minor revisions to run OK, see conversion log files to evaluate the work to be done. And then you'll get an FM8 database, definitly incompatible with the rest of yr co-workers. So the corporate policy should be that everybody uses the same version, ie FM6 untill everybody is ready for FM8

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xidxAuthor Commented:
thanks for the help.
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