Filemaker Remote Shortcut
Is there a way to setup a shortcut on the user's desktop so they can just open a database that is on a Filemaker Server? This is in Filemaker 10.
See if this helps.
create a fileref for the remote file to open in your launcher file.indicate the fileref in the script which opens the remote file.for instance a fileref for a file called database.fp7 on a remote server may look like this:fmnet:/www.yourserver.com/databaseorfmnet:/22.214.171.124/database
this is how it ended up working best:Make a new shortcut on the desktop and in the location box enter something along the lines of:"fmp7://myservername.com/myFMPfilename.fp7"
I am also looking for a solution to create a desktop shortcut to open a remotely stored fileMaker database. My remote server's format looks like this: "fmnet:/mars.........edu/databasename. I am using FileMaker 12.
I saw some of the solutions and try to follow it. I created a desktop shortcut and gave a location I got from File->Send->Database Link.
The link I got is different: "fmp://mars........edu/Database.fmp12". I used this link as my location.
The problem I got is that, FileMaker is opening but I not the database.
Can you explain me the exact steps to create a shortcut to open remote database?
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