Web Viewer Archive Delete

Version 2




    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 8.5, 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ 5.07 megabytes


    This is a followup to the Web Viewer Archive article. Previously you learned how to send stored files from a container field to a user's desktop and view them using the web viewer. The next step in the process is learning how to remove the file from the user's computer without the use of a plugin. This process uses an undocumented technique from FileMaker. I stumbled across the technique by making a scripting mistake. I took me a while to figure out why my files kept disappearing from the web viewer until I realized that I was actually removing them with the script. I'm now passing this on as a documented technique that's easy to understand and to implement.


    See sample file


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    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.


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