Brian Schick posted on Twitter a link on how to open additional instances of FileMaker, or any other application on your Mac. This was also mentioned at PauseOnError this week several times. I wouldn’t suggest that general users try this out, but developers and power users could used this to be able to multi task better.
Which do you like better: I thought so. Recently, I learned that the MBS FileMaker Plugin could color code FileMaker scripts and calcs on Mac OS. Sorry Windows users… It’s amazing. Plus calculations are colorized. It’s something I just can’t live without now… To try it for free: Download the plugin. Install the plugin, remembering
I’ve had a Keurig Coffee machine for a while now. But, as a FileMaker Developer, I couldn’t leave well enough alone. While the Keurig coffee is more expensive per cup than a regular coffee pot machine IF you don’t finish the entire pot, I never have to drink old coffee that’s been sitting on the
A client needed a method to quickly input voltage reading into FileMaker Go on iPad and David Burton came up with this method of entering the data. The key was to not use the built in iOS keyboard, but rather provide on screen buttons that offer probably choices. Before the video starts, David entered the
One of the new features in FileMaker 12 the ability to perform SQL Select statements against FileMaker data. SQL Select statements can be simple and can easily get complicated and difficult to read. This is just one way to make it SQL statements easier to read. What does that mean? We’ll normally, to find a Contact’s
Mountain Lion for Mac OS X, 10.8, was released yesterday. I’ve been looking forward to using the new Mail VIP feature for a while now. It allows you to mark contacts as a VIP. My goal was to somehow move less important emails to a folder or smart mailbox. To make this happen, I created the
We’re working on a project for a client who gathers and formats data in a FileMaker database. The goal was to create a complexly formatted PDF file where the main content needed to be two columns. So, we tried a few things and found that Microsoft Word could format data in two columns very easily.
This week we needed to gather data from a website and store the result into a FileMaker database running on Mac. Everything worked great when we manually tested it in Safari, so when we tried it in using the FileMaker Web Viewer we were surprised that the page would not load as it did in