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FileMaker 13 and OSX Yosemite compatibility | FileMaker

FileMaker Pro 13 and FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced are compatible with OS X Yosemite. There are minor known issues, see Table 1 below.

FileMaker Server 13 is currently not compatible with OS X Yosemite. We are working on an update to provide compatibility.
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Harnessing FileMaker Pro 12/13's Document Management Features WITHOUT FileMaker Server

Harnessing FileMaker Pro 12/13's Document Management Features WITHOUT FileMaker Server | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
Many small businesses take advantage of FileMaker Pro's ability to host up to 5 clients from a copy of FileMaker Pro, rather than invest in the more pricey FileMaker Server. Recently, I encountered...
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Field Protection Triggers - Modular FileMaker

Field Protection Triggers - Modular FileMaker | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it

These are simple, abstracted trigger scripts that can be used on any field and any layout to prevent accidental changes to the data in a field. They allow for initial data entry if the field is empty, but once there is data in the field, the user will be prompted if the data is changed.

DOWNLOAD HERE:  FieldProtectionTriggers.fmp12

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FileMaker Image Field | FileMaker Insert Picture or File | FileMaker Container |

FileMaker Image Field | FileMaker Insert Picture or File | FileMaker Container | | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
How to handle images in FileMaker; what to look out for and best practices.
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Airtable | Online Database

Airtable | Online Database | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
Working with Airtable is as fast and easy as editing a spreadsheet. But only Airtable is backed by the power of a full database, giving you rich features far beyond what a spreadsheet can offer.
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FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks: A New Home-Page for FileMaker Server 13

FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks: A New Home-Page for FileMaker Server 13 | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks: A New Home-Page for FileMaker Server 13   Über Awesome Sauce for FileMaker Server 13 We’re going to take the original default index page on your FileMaker Server 13, and replace it with something a little more interesting, and a lot more useful. As I’m sure you’ll recognize, this is the page FileMaker…
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Get(WindowMode) | The Scarpetta Group

Get(WindowMode) | The Scarpetta Group | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
Review FileMaker Pro function Get(WindowMode) in the latest blog post from The Scarpetta Group, Inc.
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How to Automate FileMaker Server Fail-Over on the Mac

How to Automate FileMaker Server Fail-Over on the Mac | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
What I realized during this process was FileMaker Server running on top of a Mac Mini Server is a pretty big single point of failure. Of course I have FMServer doing regular backups but when confronted with the question: What is my recourse when the host running FM Server dies? I need automated filemaker failover for the mac.
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FileMaker Go and iOS 8 compatibility | FileMaker

iPad and iPhone

  1. Viewing a non-FileMaker Pro file (PDF, CSV, etc.) and attempting to Print from the Share menu will crash FileMaker Go.
  2. In List or Table View, tapping into an empty field that has a OnObjectKeystroke script trigger, shows the text scrolled partially out of view.
  3. The re-authenticate dialog will not display the keyboard if and only if the keyboard was initially dismissed, switched to another application, and then switching back where re-authentication is required. Tapping into the field will then re-display the keyboard.
  4. Transferring a file targeting FileMaker Go to open the file will not open the file, but it will store the file to the iOS device.
  5. Fields formatted for either "Numeric 10-key", "Number", or "Phone" keyboard will not provide audible feedback for each key tap.
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Multi-Solution Navigation - ISO FileMaker Magazine

Every profession has tips, tricks and tools for getting things done. The same holds true for FileMaker Pro. Over my many years of development, I’ve created a variety of tools and methods for making things easier on myself. One of those methods is to use FileMaker itself to manage navigation within my FileMaker solutions. This video is about a tool which I use that handles the display and opening of layouts within a FileMaker solution. In fact, it can quite easily handle the navigation of many solutions because it itself is a solution for solutions. If you deal with one single solution or many different solutions, then I can’t think of a better way to manage this situation other than within FileMaker itself!

DeveloperStartup.zip

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FileMaker Function of the Week: Lower, Upper, Proper

FileMaker Function of the Week: Lower, Upper, Proper | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
A short, how-to blog post on how FileMaker's Lower, Upper, and Proper functions work.
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Importing XML data into FileMaker using XSLT (XSL Style Sheets) | Blue Feather

Importing XML data into FileMaker using XSLT (XSL Style Sheets) | Blue Feather | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it

FileMaker is capable of importing data from many different sources. One of the most useful is importing from XML data sources, which can be a great way to get data from non-FileMaker resources into your database. XML is used by all sorts of programs and applications, and so you may encounter it when working with many non-filemaker services or data sources.

Download this sample file and we’ll use it to test our XML transformation and see the exported XML.

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How to hide the free U2 album from your iTunes library

How to hide the free U2 album from your iTunes library | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
Apple and U2 were generous to provide the band's album for free, but if you'd prefer to not see it, Kirk McElhearn shows you how to hide it.
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FileMaker Function of the Week: EvaluationError

FileMaker Function of the Week: EvaluationError | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
A short, how-to blog post on how FileMaker's EvaluationError function works.

EvalError.fmp12 contains five examples of invalid calculations

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Buy One FileMaker Pro, Give One FileMaker Pro! - FileMakerProGurus

Buy One FileMaker Pro, Give One FileMaker Pro! - FileMakerProGurus | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
From now until December 10th, it's essentially buy one FileMaker Pro 13, get one free. Merry Christmas!
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How does FileMaker’s Content Management Starter Solution work? | FileMakerVideos

Looking “under the hood” at FileMaker’s starter solutions is a great way for beginning developers to learn how to develop a FileMaker database. There are als...
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FileMaker Function of the Week: EvaluationError

FileMaker Function of the Week: EvaluationError | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
A short, how-to blog post on how FileMaker's EvaluationError function works.
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FileMaker Related Field Updater / Storing Unstored Fields

FileMaker Related Field Updater / Storing Unstored Fields | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
For years, we’ve had problems with Filemaker unstored Fields. Don’t get me wrong, unstored fields are great for having related data available in related FileMaker tables. However, unstored fields d...

Download the Example Database with the Custom Function

Watch the How it Works Video

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FileMaker - How to Build a Launcher File - YouTube

Launcher files are easy to make, and can be very helpful when giving your users access to their database. Rather then having them worry about server IPs you ...
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FileMaker and Issues with Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks - Cimbura.com, Inc. Tech

FileMaker and Issues with Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks - Cimbura.com, Inc. Tech | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
We’ve noticed some issues lately with some FileMaker clients running on Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks. They include random disconnects from the server. The following error messages may appear as a symptom of this issue: “Communication with the host was interrupted and could not be re-established. All affected windows will be closed.” or “Client "xxxx (XXXXXXXXXX) …
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DocuFi Scans into FileMaker Pro

DocuFi Scans into FileMaker Pro | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
ImageRamp intelligent data capture solution now integrates with FileMaker Pro for an easy, low-cost scanning and indexing solution. Extract text via OCR and more.
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SeedCode Calendar NEXT - SeedCode

SeedCode Calendar NEXT - SeedCode | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
Beginners should be able to paste this into their own file in less than 10 minutes
Feature a no-compromises, contemporary interface that’s easily skinned using CSS
Let you edit events in the WebViewer interface or jump out to your own layouts
Update the calendar with new features in place–without you needing to re-integrate
At least twice as fast as our current calendar
No plugins and won’t require FileMaker Server
Language and international date/time formats detected and respected on startup
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Creating Readable FileMaker Code Saves Time, Money | DB Services

Creating Readable FileMaker Code Saves Time, Money | DB Services | Filemaker Info | Scoop.it
Creating Readable FileMaker Code Saves Time, Money


When writing code, you can only choose two of the following:

  1. Code that is quick to write
  2. Easy to read
  3. Works well
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FMEasyAudit | An Open Source Auditing Solution for the FileMaker Platform

Here are some of EasyAudit's features:
• Supports logging of updates, deletions, imports, and more.
• Logs container fields, repeating fields, etc.
• Uses only native FileMaker functionality.
• Easy setup and configuration.
• No additional files are needed.
• Fast, with little to no impact on performance.
• Provided via an open source license.


To see FMWebFrame in action, visit the Demo Web site at demo.fmwebframe.com.

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