• No money in Runtime for FMI?  Possible Solution:  FM App Store.

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    Problem   In May 2015 with FM 14's release, FMI announced they're "deprecating" FileMaker Runtime.  They have assured us that they're not going to kill it without some kind of replacement (see here among ot...
    DavidThorp
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  • On-Premise Linux version of FMS

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    Now that there is a Linux version of FMS, expand it so that it can be used on-premise and not just on AWS.
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  • Built in support for HTML email

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    In our office lots of talk about sending HTML emails etc.   I know that there are plug-ins that do a great job of this etc. And we have also rolled some homegrown solutions for solving this problem. But what I a...
    vince.menanno
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  • Built-in Background Sync

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    Most of the ideas submitted thus far have been incremental improvements, so I'm just going to put this game changer out there. It's a biggie I know, and it might even plunge us into another file format change. I clear...
    Chris Irvine
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  • Server version compatibility

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    Identify features of the current version which also require the current Server version.  In other words, enhance the compatibility checker to specify which version of Server is hosting the database.   This ...
    dburnham
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  • FileMaker Server without Java

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    Please create a version for FileMaker Server which can run without Java.   Oracle is changing their support policies and we'd like to avoid coming into a situation where we need a contract for Java with Oracle.
    monkeybreadsoftware
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  • Enable Preview Mode (and related functionality) on Server

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    Summary Now that FileMaker Server can print to PDF, it should be able to "see" the output prior to actually generating the PDF. For example, Get ( PageNumber ) does not resolve on FileMaker Server.   Example C...
    PeterDoern
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  • Improved email (HTML, multiple attachments)

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    I just want to be able to do mass mailings with HTML content and multiple attachments without having to install a plugin. Note: multiple attachments we as delivered in FileMaker 17.
    thomas_staehli
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  • Improve JDBC performance over Wide Area Networks

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    Currently, all JDBC inserts, deletes, and update statements require a separate round trip to FileMaker Sever for each record. This makes it impossible to do efficient transfer of large batches of records across a WAN....
    jbarnum
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  • WebDirect Import Records Between Tables Like FM

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    Provide the same functionality for importing records between tables and databases in WebDirect as FileMaker directly. Currently, WebDirect does not allow importing records directly between hosted FileMaker tables with...
    chuckburr
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  • Add CardDAV and CalDAV capability to FileMaker Server

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    Please add native CardDAV and CalDAV capability to FileMaker Server, enabling it to be either a client or host (CardDAV and CalDAV) so that contacts and calendars can be synchronized in FileMaker with other CardDAV or...
    order4lh@mac.com
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  • Count/Limit concurrent users of each database

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    Give FIleMaker Server the ability to designate/assign concurrent connections to specific database files.  In addition to the capacity being monitored server-wide, it should also allow monitoring capacity/usage of...
    dburnham
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  • The Filemaker 18+ licensing system

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    There is a lot to do about the new licensing system. Don't want to start another discussion here but want to look forward to Filemaker 18 till 30 :-) The final licensing model, one that will be kept for years without...
    LucThomaere
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  • Triggers on Database(table) level

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    Triggers on Database (table) level. Before and After - Insert - Update - Delete   with references (e.g. as Variables) to new and old content for the whole record.   Just like in "normal" databases.
    psc
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  • 1-4 user licence option - especially for AWS

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    The new FM17 user licensing model is great for 5 or more users, as it allows to add per user one at a time, thus keeping the "cost per user" fairly constant without nasty spikes like it had when in tiers of 5.   ...
    rick_middleton
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  • Better Script Error Handling

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    Script Generated Errors in FileMaker are Inconsistently handled and do not offer developers effective means to handle each and every type of error even though competing products have offered very effective options for...
    philmodjunk
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  • "Insert [audio/video|file|PDF|picture]" to be made PSOS and Serverscript compatible

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    Summary Now the server can create PDF's and it can also be achieved by PSOS. In many case the PDF is very important in the exact form it is created, for documentation, and need to be stored in the solution in a conta...
    CarstenLevin
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  • All scripted data manipulation must be able to be done on an empty layout and in any major environment.

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    Hi all, and FMI represents,   What I’m proposing here is “a new a strong design philosophy/rule fore future versions of FileMaker.” It will have an impact on some existing script steps and func...
    Magnus Fransson
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  • HA mirror of FileMaker Server

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    Offer an HA (High Availability) Mirror for FileMaker Servers.   Even if it's an active / passive mirror, this would allow us to easily (and cheap) offer a high availability failover option.   Storage Clust...
    psc
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  • Let’s Encrypt Certificates

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    Support of Let’s Encrypt Open Source SSL Certificates.
    DickHoning
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