I needed a simple way to visualize the new FileMaker 13 themes and learn more about them. So I created a demo file as a design palette. This demo file explores each theme and visually shows the details of each layout object.
EasySync runs on the FileMaker 13 platform. The "hosted" database must be hosted on FileMaker Server 13. The "mobile" database needs to be run on FileMaker Go 13, FileMaker Pro 13, or FileMaker Pro Advanced 13.
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) …
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
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.
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…
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.
Viewing a non-FileMaker Pro file (PDF, CSV, etc.) and attempting to Print from the Share menu will crash FileMaker Go.
In List or Table View, tapping into an empty field that has a OnObjectKeystroke script trigger, shows the text scrolled partially out of view.
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.
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.
Fields formatted for either "Numeric 10-key", "Number", or "Phone" keyboard will not provide audible feedback for each key tap.