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Export file then open fails in FM11

Question asked by BruceRobertson on Jul 28, 2010
Latest reply on Jul 14, 2012 by JimMac


Export file then open fails in FM11


FileMaker Pro



Operating system version

OSX 10.6.4

Description of the issue

If you create a scripted export, option to export as FileMaker file, option to show dialog turned ON, option to auto-open the file turned ON, the exported file will fail to open under some circumstances.

Steps to reproduce the problem

If you press return or click the  "Export" button in the Export dialog in less than two seconds, the export will succeed and the file will open. However if you wait longer than two seconds before pressing return, the export will succeed but the file will NOT open. If you write the script to export but turn OFF the show dialog option, the file will open.

Expected result

Exported file opens.

Actual result

Exported file does not open.