• Curious typeface switch

    It’s been there longer, but since the latest update (16.0.3) it happens more frequently. Users suddenly see their text in symbols. Most of the times they need to restart their PC’s to get rid of it.
    last modified by keysolutions
  • Connection Licenses - Alternatives?

    This raised its head again last week, and again today, within 2 projects that FileMaker WebDirect and FileMaker Go would be perfect for, but both may never happen due to the price of licenses for quick or infrequent c...
    last modified by CICT
  • How do I prevent modification of a field after it has been entered for the first time?

    I need to be able to create a new record, but once created, I want to restrict any modification of the name field or address field.  How do I do that?
    last modified by user447
  • is a Relationship Between Solutions Possible?

    We are looking to replace a poorly done system with FileMaker, in the current system there are many many many types of forms  for different parts of the business living in the same space which seems odd. We want ...
    last modified by bmenendez
  • SSL "yellow padlock" on 16, everything fine on 15

    There might be some obvious answer to this but I cannot find it.  THANKS in advance for help.   I have a FMS 16.  Recently upgraded to 16.  Installed certificate from 15.  Everything seems ab...
    last modified by ChrisVanBuren
  • FileMaker 11 and High Sierra

    I still have a couple clients that run FileMaker 11. They're more than willing to jump on the bandwagon and install the latest and greatest version of macOS, but not FileMaker for some reason.   I tried a couple...
    last modified by DavidZakary
  • Virtual Business Pros and Cons

    Hi everyone! I wrote a blog post about navigating through the pros and cons of starting and working in a virtual business. Check it out here and let me know some of your pros and cons: Virtual Business: Pros and Cons ...
    last modified by beyondthechaos
  • Execute SQL using PSOS does not always work

    The following lines work great when script is called using Perform Script:   (A) Execute SQL [ With Dialog:off; ODBC Data Source: zzz; Calculated SQL Text: "Exec [ts].[startup_timesheet] 1] (B) Execute SQL [ Wi...
    last modified by rleinen
  • Exchanging encrypted content to web services

    I'm thinking about how to exchange some data (like a JSON object) to a server securely, and I'm not talking about SSL/TLS, but the impossibility to forge a fake request.   FM16 provides an encryption function, w...
    last modified by user29748
  • WebDirect - go to object - bug report

    This may be specific but seems reproducible (FileMaker 16) Go to Object for a popover button or an object on it doesn't work if used after New record or Duplicate record. _________ Edited (added info) from here ____...
    last modified by serge.de.pauw
  • Background find

    Since v15 we are getting a lot of find dialogues, these can come in waves and prevent the users ( 20 + ) doing anything whilst the find dialogue runs.  None of the finds in the system are slow, the server is fast...
    last modified by RickWells-Cole
  • Auto Calc Field Issue

    My db contains a field that allows the user to select an "End Date" from a drop-down calendar. Normally this field would be a Date field. However, as an option to selecting a date, the user can instead, enter their ag...
    last modified by cmj
  • FM Go Can't Verify the Identity of SMTP server - Error

    Hello,   We are getting this new pop up window in FM Go 16, is there anything we need to change in the gmail settings to Always Permit without showing this pop up?   We haven't had any issues before, it ...
    last modified by halaeliya
  • ODBC using Windows.

    Keep as a reminder and save many hours!   Well I haven’t done this for a while, but I needed to set up a Windows Server 2008 R2 to connect by ODBC to a FileMaker server 13.  Easy right, done it loads o...
    last modified by DonCollier
  • Send mail broken since last windows 10 update (1709)

    Hello, It seems like the last windows 10 update broke the "send mail" function in filemaker.  It used to work perfectly fine and now my users get an unknown error -1   The setup on the computers is:  ...
    last modified by thomas_staehli
  • About text wrapping

    I guess that I have hit an unknown-to-me key combination:   My field was wrapping by character. That is, characters within a word would drop to the next line. Now the field is wrapping by word. That is, the full...
    last modified by louk
  • Stop resume at first login

    The designer of our Filemaker system at our company has suddenly become unavailable for questions. Hopefully someone can help me with this thing here. (Filemaker Server 14 and FileMaker Pro 15 or 16): Each time a c...
    last modified by B.Gerkes
  • Code signing FileMaker runtimes for use in Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

    Has anyone already tried or tested to code sign a FileMaker Runtime for use in Moutain Lion ?   Will 3rd party certificates work for that or do we have to have a paid developer subscription as if we wanted to se...
    last modified by intex
  • Where is my  user interface (FFMP 16)

    I have just upgraded to FMP 16. In one of the databases I'm working me the whole user interface is not visible when I run the program. This happens in just one database; all the others behave normally. I'm sure this ...
    last modified by AlfredoMolinolo
  • Value lists and custom menus disappeared again

    This is an ongoing issue for us.    The scripts aren't being deleted anymore.  I think 16.0.3 solved that issue, but we are still losing our custom menu set and value lists.   The only thing I'v...
    last modified by AdamSnyder_1