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Broken images when viewed through browser

Question asked by RobertDrew on Oct 12, 2011
Latest reply on Oct 14, 2011 by RobertDrew


Broken images when viewed through browser


FileMaker Pro



Operating system version

Mac OS 10.6.8

Description of the issue

When I insert pictures into a container field, some the images do not show up when viewed from a Web browser. I've tried viewing via Windows on IE and Firefox, and from the Mac using Firefox and Safari. Same result, same broken images. Weird thing is, some of the images are fine. Also some show a broken image icon, and some show nothing. When I get properties on the images that work the path looks like and the type is listed as PNG. But on the broken images it looks like and the type is listed as text/html. And then some of the images don't show at all - no broken image icon, and I can't get properties.In all three cases I added the images to the container field in Filemaker the same way, and they are in the same folder.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Select a container field > control click > select Insert Picture from the menu that pops up > browse to the image file (Applications/Filemaker Pro 11/Web/Images).

Turn on Instant Web Publishing. Open a Web browser and go to the IP address.

Expected result

All images should be viewable in Web browser.

Actual result

Only some images are viewable in Web browser. Which those are seems random.


Images seem to work if I deselect the "Store only the reference to the file" option (which I would rather not do, to keep size down).