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Database conversion to fmp12 remove extention from external data source file name

Question asked by MaximePaquette on Apr 17, 2012
Latest reply on Apr 19, 2012 by TSGal

Summary

Database conversion to fmp12 remove extention from external data source file name

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

12

Operating system version

Windows 7

Description of the issue

After converting a database from fp7 to fmp12, the file name in the external data source don't have their extention anymore.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Create a fp7 file, add an external data source, make sure there is an extention in the file name, like file:test.fp7.
Convert de file to fmp12, now the data source file name don't have an extention anymore, like file:test.

Expected result

The external data source should not be changed.

Actual result

The external data source is changed.

Workaround

Rename the external data source name after the conversion to it's original name.

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