Saving a Script
After writing a script I am unable to save it.
The only options I have at the bottom of the screen are: Clear, Duplicate and Disable
In the Toolbar under Scripts the Save option is greyed out.
There's no "OK" and "Cancel" in the bottom right corner of the scriptmaker window? "OK" = "Save"
(Note, I'm in FMP8, so the OK button may have moved in FMP10)
I am in Filemaker 9.0
There is no o/k on the screen.
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I find it still niggles with me that there is no explicit way (apparent to me, anyway) of saving scripts as they progress. I found it odd that the 'Save' function wasn't mantained, or added. The answer is just to close the script at regular intervals as you build it, and then... re-open it again. Unless someone can tell me that I can't see the button for staring at it.
Yes this change in behavior bit us hard 2 years ago when it first came out. I suppose we are just used to it by now. Here are some old links. BTW, you may want to check out the part regarding the debugger.
Learned something new...thanks Mr_V.
I agree with the referenced threads...I wish that the difference wasn't there to learn. Seems odd to remove an existing button and force a change of design habit.
Thank you for your posts.
I don't have any information why the design change to remove the Save button. As already mentioned, Command-S/Control-S will save the script.
I would encourage all of you to enter this feature request into our Feature Suggestions web form at:
Although I could easily copy your posts and paste them into the web form, there are some additional questions asked that only you individually can answer.
Advice: Product Development and Product Management read these Feature Suggestion entries, and I have noticed that more attention is given to those entries that have real-life examples. Therefore, when filling out the web form, please just don't say "Add this feature". Explain what you are doing, how this is hindering your business/efficiency/etc., and provide what you would expect to see.
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