It is springtime for FileMaker. Springtime is a time of renewal, and that is also true of software. In this case, we are able to celebrate the diurnal cycle with the release of a new version of FileMaker. We review what has changed and what is new in WebDirect for FileMaker 14.
Recently I had a need for a simple toggle button. In the past I would have used object visibility (FMP13) or conditional formatting (FMP12 and earlier) to show or hide two or more buttons based on a variable or field. This time I took a minute to consider how I could use the new features in FileMaker 14, particularly the Button Bar.
Recently we were challenged with the following question: What is so special about the way you develop FileMaker apps? Can’t I just do that myself on my own computer with FileMaker Pro? Well…in some senses the answer is “Yes”…but with some caveats. One advantage of working with our full-time FileMaker solution engineers is their experience with multiple systems …
I was reflecting on the number of times that I have been told "Well I will give you the data and it can't be that much work to build a database". In my mind (apart from the indignant inner rage that this causes).
So I thought I would put together a list of the main points that I undertake through to build a proper system. At Fingertips Intelligence we build the majority of our platforms in Filemaker Pro.
Many businesses still rely on spreadsheets to manage and run their operations. It's all they know and they like what they know but there are many disadvantages that they are only marginally aware of. One of these is that every single spreadsheet is a separate document that has to be filed accordingly. The second is that using a spreadsheet system means a massive amount of duplication of data, either from typing the same thing over and over again or by copying and pasting from one sheet to another.
FileMaker, Inc. is planning to release updates to address compatibility issues with OS X El Capitan as well as other general bug fixes. FileMaker, recommends that you wait for these updates before using FileMaker with OS X El Capitan
Recently a colleague contacted me with some questions about making ExecuteSQL found-set aware, and I realized that while I had addressed aspects of the problem in various blog postings over a multiyear period (for example, here and here), I had not assembled my thoughts into one cohesive, up-to-date article.
Well, that shortcoming has now been addressed, and today we’re going to look at three demo files, all of which rely on the summary list field type (introduced in FM 13).
Local Backup creates backups of non-hosted FileMaker solutions. Many developers work on files locally, not hosted by a server, by necessity or by choice. By doing so, they miss out on the backup features of FileMaker Server. This module gives developers a substitute backup mechanism.
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