Open a FileMaker Pro File with a Shortcut

Version 2

     

    Script

     

    Compatibility
    Creator
    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 7, 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: PDF
    Server: No
    FileSize: ~ .25 megabytes
    http://www.formulationspro.com

    Description

    The format to create a shortcut file for FileMaker Pro is different for OSX and Windows users. OS X users can use a .webloc file. Windows users can use url file. OSX users can also use the url file, but it has the annoying problem of opening a Safari window to launch the FileMaker Pro application. No special scripts or FileMaker database are needed to create these shortcut files. As long as you have a text editor it will work fine.

     


    Code
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    Sample Input

    Sample Output
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    Developer's Notes

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