NOTE: We really like this method, but it won’t work in FileMaker Go since it requires an Extension. If the ExecuteSQL function had INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE or if we could run a script in the calculation engine, this would work. For years, we’ve had problems with Filemaker unstored Fields. Don’t get me wrong, unstored fields
FileMaker Inc released FileMaker 13 today! From the press release… FileMaker 13 includes more than 50 new features. Chief among them are: FileMaker WebDirect, an entirely new, HTML5 browser-based technology that allows teams to create and deploy desktop-style solutions in a web browser with no programming skills required. Tools to create amazing iPad and iPhone solutions
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
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
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