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monkeybreadsoftware
Several FileMaker developers now use MBS FileMaker Plugin to create their invoices in ZUGFeRD standard. That's a data exchange format defined here in Germany, but other countries have similar formats. Basically we have a PDF in PDF/A 3b format and an embedded XML file. The PDF provides the visual and printable view of the invoice while the XML…
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monkeybreadsoftware
A lot of companies need PDF/A for long term archiving. PDF/A should make a barrier-free accessible documents possible after 100 years. Thats because of the tree structure of the elements, which makes it possible to open the document in the future with a screen reader application and it looks the same like 100 years ago when it was created. All…
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chiyoko
Click to view contentHey all, I just made FileMaker demo file that I wanted to share.   This demo includes a handful of scripts I use regularly when I'm working with a lot of open windows for a given file. Usually the reason for doing this is when you are debugging and or need to audit data in 'debug' layouts. It can get cumbersome to open, locate, hide and close a…
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Brian Hamm
SwiftFM SwiftFM is a service class for working with the FileMaker Data API. Swift 4.2+ and Xcode 9.4+ required. Repo available at GitHub: GitHub - starsite/SwiftFM: A Swift service class for working with the FileMaker Data API     Overview This `README.md` is aimed at FileMaker devs who want to integrate the v17 Data API into their iOS…
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weihaoding
Click to view contentEver thought about giving your FileMaker Go application location awareness so it can interact with users and trigger actions automatically based on users’s presence and behaviour? This was made possible by a new script step “Configure Region Monitor Script” and a new function “Get ( RegionMonitorEvents )” introduced in FileMaker 16.   In this…
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Brian Hamm
I've tested all of the Apple and FileMaker URL schemes, and most of the third-party app schemes (for the apps/services I have). URL schemes can/and sometimes do change, so this list will be updated as needed. If you see something wrong, send me a message. This isn't meant to be an exhaustive list. The aim is to maintain a list of widely…
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ClickWorks
Hi,     I wanted to share a video and an open source demo-file to illustrate how easy it now is with FileMaker 16 to integrate image recognition into you custom apps.     The use case is a casting agency with a database of models and pictures. They want to do searches like 'find women with red, curly hear and freckles'. So they spend a lot of…
Brian Hamm
Click to view contentXcode · Swift · CloudKit · CoreData · Amazon S3 · Firebase · Data API   Features On- and off-line use Artist, Volunteer, and Band data (hundreds of record objects) is fetched on first launch and persisted to CoreData. This takes 3-4 seconds. Record updates are fetched in `viewDidLoad`, on a background thread. On completion,…
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monkeybreadsoftware
Click to view contentSometimes you need a dialog to ask the user a few details your FileMaker solution. Maybe a selection dialog or a small input for a few text fields. FileMaker can open dialog boxes that show a layout with the new window script step. The layout used can look like a dialog and provide buttons to close the dialog. Since FileMaker 16 introduced the…
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jameshea
Click to view contentBy James Hea Project Manager FileMaker 17 Certified Direct Impact Solutions   OK. I got busted. I was reviewing my code with a colleague and some errors came up while executing the code. He immediately asked, “Do you have error capture on for that?” Blush. I should’ve known better. So I thought it would be a good time to brush up on my error…
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