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Security is always a big topic when it involves data, or people, or possessions. Recently, over on the FileMaker Community, there was a very beneficial discussion regarding security. Unfortunately, that discussion was the victim of a necessary action...and was deleted. It was deleted, because the discussion was tied to a video that, as was… (Show more)
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Can the default and/or secure database folder paths be changed to a different folder and/or volume via the cli, console, or api?   Thanks.
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Title variable name by calculation Post Is there any way to define variables in a script and name them automatically with the result of a calculation? Example: $count = 1 set variable ( $var1 = value x ) ( the figure "1" becoming part of the variable's name as a result of the former calculation) $count = 2 set variable ( $var2 = value y )… (Show more)
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Hi everyone,   Is there any way to force the Export Field Contents command to NOT display the annoying WebDirect dialog that says "Your files are ready for download. Please click the button to download each file" ? I'd like the behavior to be such that when a user clicks an Open button, the PDF file simply opens in the browser.   Thx,   Dean
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I want to input the audio filename form an audio container field into a text field minus the .m4a extension The following script returns the filename and extension. How can I have the result only the filename?     GetContainerAttribute ( Table1::Audio Container ; "filename" ) returns "firstnameLastname.m4a"   I want it to return firstnameLastName… (Show more)
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It's almost that time of year again, where we gather together in waning months of the year to celebrate a joyous occasion. Developers from all over the world will spend the last quiet, peaceful month, coding frantically to solve puzzles. That's right: We're up to Advent of Code 2018. And we FileMaker developers can get in on the act, because, as… (Show more)
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How do I get my Bento database converted to Filemaker 16? The Bento to Filemaker tool does not work, and converting to version 12 is unsatisfactory. If I can translate my Bento database to Filemaker within the templates ?     Greetings Christian
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Background: I have a portal of quote line items that might contain the same _fkDealer value for more than 1 line item and when I find a situation where the same dealer is used to supply different products on the same quote, I end up with multiple quote line items containing the same _fkDealer value. I will then take that information and generate… (Show more)
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I have a couple of services that I want to tie into our FMS 17 server (Windows 2012).  The 3rd party services use webhooks.  I've worked with PHP; I could use a PHP wrapper to access the FMS Data API.  My question, is it OK in terms of "best practices" to put the PHP service onto the FMS server or should I use a separate server?    The flow… (Show more)
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The other day I was working all day in FileMaker and the font on the calculation dialog was starting to look pretty small towards the end of the day, playing around with the preferences file helped me make the font bigger, I even downloaded and installed the SF Mono font and now my calculation dialog box shows a decent font size with my favorite… (Show more)
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