Open Image File from Script?
I'm creating a Filemaker 10 solution in Windows for my townhistorical society to catalog its collection of photos.
I'm using Filemaker’s Import folder feature to bring batchesof JPEG files (each with a thumbnail, filepath and file reference) into the database.
Filemaker lets me open the JPEG image directly in thedefault JPEG application (e.g. Picasa Photo Viewer) by right-clicking thefilepath field and selecting Open File from the menu.
BUT how can I do this from a SCRIPT? – so I can allow myusers, for example, to open the file in Picasa simply by clicking on thethumbnail image.
The only way I know is to use a dynamic file variable (e.g. $filepath)with the Export Field Contents script step. BUT this has one BIG disadvantage –you can't open the image file directly – you can only export the contents ofthe JPEG to a COPY of the JPEG, which is rather confusing to the user.
Is there any way to have a script open the image fileitself, rather than a copy?