1 Reply Latest reply on May 21, 2012 4:20 PM by philmodjunk

    FMP12, container, drag drop, reference only, double click to open

    tswalton@gmail.com

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      FMP12, container, drag drop, reference only, double click to open

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      Hi,

      Using FMP12. I have a container field which is set to store the files outside of the database.

      I drag a file onto the container, and I can see the file appear in the folder structure.

      If I try to double click the container to open the file, nothing happens.

      BUT

      If I rightclick and select "insert file" (and tick the 'reference only' option), I can double click it just fine.

      I appreciate that before version 12 a dragged and dropped file would be embedded, and so double click wouldn't work. But now drag and drop DOES use a reference to the file, yet double clicking still doesn't work.

      Is there a solution to this please? Is ti a bug or a feature?

      All I want to do is drag a file into filemaker and then double click to open it (and the file must be stored outside of the database). Sounds like it should be easy!

      Thanks

      Tim