You can now optimize the performance of streaming thumbnails over the network.
The thumbnails are automatically generated and you have the option to store the thumbnails permanently, which uses both hard disk and RAM, or Temporary storage, which only uses RAM. Temporary storage is cleared when you close the database.
Drag and Drop does this.
Insert Menu also does this??
Thank you for responding.
However, I already have the thumbnails set to temporary. Nonethelesss, the .jpg file is still being created and stored in the external storage location. The jpeg files do not disappear when I close FileMaker.
Nor are they what I think of as thumbnails. They are full size jpegs; what I mean is that the jpegs are the same size, more or less, as the original pdf.
I am still confused, but I appreciate your input.
Nevertheless, the jpgs are being created for use as thumbnails by fileMaker. Given that your PDF's already include some data compression, a simple PDF with just a page or two of text with little or no graphics could easily be smaller than the thumbnail--which I would guess is a jpg of the first page of the PDF.
I see. I guess I will just leave them alone.
Thank you for the explanation. I appreciate your time.
Just bumping this issue. Unfortunately I can't keep the .jpg files in my current solution because it will confuse users browsing via the shared drives folder structure. I am wondering if there is any other solution to have filemaker not create these files. I have my thumbnail settings turned off now but previous to that they were set to temporary so these files should have not stuck around in the first place. Any input would be appreciated.
Also when the files are created in the temporary mode does it save them to the external storage or the temporary folder? It seems to me that the temp folder would be the proper location.