• Question about FMS 16

    I just installed FMS16 few hours ago. I am totally new with this, so please bear with me...   Since my FMPA 16 and FMS16 is currently under same area network, so it's very easy for me to connect to FMS16 using e...
    last modified by leonhart1981_1
  • Parsing data

    I'm trying to create a calculation field that will return the number 2 in the first text line below and the number 1 in the second line.  The number will be in the same location each time.   Ivory Travertin...
    last modified by johnw54
  • WPE requests to FMS 15 are ok, but the same calls to FMS 16 get * connection error 1557

    We were attempting to upgrade our FM server from 15 to 16 to see if it helped with ongoing, periodic Web Publishing Engine fails.   Tonight we tried this all together: me, our FM person, and our FM hosting servi...
    last modified by douglerner
  • FMS 15 - Additional Database Folders does not work.

    OS: Win2012SrvR2 FMS   After adding the correct path to the console field for Additions database folder 1   a. The validate path button does nothing. You click it and it's like clicking on a pi...
    last modified by ADNPlus
  • Use Or in Case statement

    Why can't I use an "or" operator in Case statement?  ie.   Case ( DocumentName = "Drivers License"  or  "Social Security Card"; "Owner Name"; DocumentName = "Business Taxes" or "Personal Taxes"...
    last modified by JamesPeragine
  • Portal Numbers

    I'm trying to integrate a numbering system that allows users to visually identify related portal rows.    I've successfully developed a portal that allows the user to create new portal rows.  For exam...
    last modified by BrianWoods
  • Multiple users Same app differentt data

    I am fairly new to Fm and have been reading as much as I can about the data separation model and the 360Deploy but have not yet figured out the best way(and I think there may be a few) to achieve my goal, below, and a...
    last modified by iandanby
  • Externally Stored Documents

    Is there a way to make externally stored documents behave like referenced documents. What I mean is; referenced documents will open from the container, without having to export the contents of the container.   ...
    last modified by mrosenhek
  • google map in web viewer not printing

    Windows 10 / FMP16 I have a layout with a web viewer that displays a Google map. When I select to print the layout, the web viewer content disappears, the layout is then sent to the printer, then the web viewer conte...
    created by rbogdanoff
  • FMPA 15 open file created in FM 16:

    I downloaded a free no-strings-attached sample file from a great FBA platinum company.  When I try and open it in the latest version of FMPA15 ( I get an error message of:      ...
    last modified by edwardlscott
  • can a sub summary be repeated on next printed page

    Is it possible to repeat a sub summary to the next page when?   I have tried everything and find it very peculiar that there doesn't seem to be an obvious way of accomplishing.   using Pro 13
    last modified by shae1725
  • Setting up SSL w/Server

    I'm using FMPS 16 and FMPA on a new iMac. I'm hosting a file I need remote (WAN) users to access. I installed an SSL but I keep getting a "host mismatch" error. All I can see is my .local host address. I've read throu...
    created by beacon10
  • FileMaker and Google Drive

    Has anyone had any luck or insight using Google Drive to store their data from FileMaker to share it with others who have the FM software?  I can't think of why this wouldn't work, but if anyone has any thoughts ...
    last modified by bleyden
  • Specify Field Current Table fields not sorted

    Specify Field Current Table fields not sorted   Why is it that when I right click on a field and click specify field, the pop-up window shows the current table with the list of fields in random order. There is n...
    last modified by csetyono
  • 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
  • FM Cloud - Download backups

    I'm going through a license update to add seats; to implement this, I'm having to terminate my instance and start a new one (license update is via BYOL).  I need to download several of the backups because I've be...
    last modified by amsc
  • Best solution for providing contextual information to the user.

    Within the app i wish to provide  information within the context of individual layouts or specific fields. For example there could be a small info button next to a question of a more complex nature where some add...
    last modified by annata
  • Bogus "Maximum number of users" error

    Recovering from an unrelated (Open Directory) server issue.  On one workstation, FMP 16 -- which has been installed for months now -- suddenly comes up as a trial.  Upon entering the license information and ...
    last modified by everyman
  • Open iOS Flashlight with OpenURL

    I know OpenURL has become more powerful with FileMaker Pro/Go 16. I have used OpenURL to launch some apps, but have not been able to figure how to open the iOS Flashlight (app) or the Control Center. Any thoughts to f...
    last modified by stevestearns
  • Here is hoping someone can help me on my problem with xml export

    i need to create a simple .txt file with 1 fields contents per line to end up with a long list of text. I only want to export 1 record each time. I have no experience with xml style sheets and wanted to ask if someone...
    last modified by signmaker