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Filemaker Pro closing when trying to Export data.

Question asked by EileenWaterston on Aug 21, 2012
Latest reply on Aug 21, 2012 by EileenWaterston


Filemaker Pro closing when trying to Export data.


FileMaker Pro



Operating system version

Windows 7

Description of the issue

Exporting data to create a tab file intermittently causing the programme to close.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Having selected the records from which the data is to be exported, click on Export and select Tab file, name the file and Save.  Programme unexpectedly closes.

Expected result

Another box should appear, allowing for the selection of the appropriate fields.  Thereafter, the file should be created.

Actual result

An empty tab file is produced.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

Filemaker Pro has stopped working.
Windows is checking for a solution to the problem.

A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.  Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.


The last time this happened,it unexpectedly started to work again, while I was preparing this report.