Web Viewer Archive

Version 2




    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 8.5, 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ 5.06 megabytes


    The Web Viewer offers exciting new possibilities for document management solutions. You can now view virtually any file type (.doc, .pdf, .txt, .ppt, .xls, .html) inside the Web Viewer. What this means that you can store files in a container field and allow any user to view the files without ever having to close the database or open another application. Some useful solutions that come to mind are; viewing contract revisions, invoices, quotes, certificates of analysis, etc. To provide you with the basic concept of how this solution might work for you this article will demonstrate how the Web Viewer can interact with container fields from a related file to view files that have been archived in the database.


    See sample file


    Sample Input

    Sample Output

    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.


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