FilePro Training Series- Filemaker 9
FileMaker Product(s) involvedFile Maker Training Series _Master the essentials of FileMaker 9 Operating System(s) involvedWindows XP, Prof Version, 2002, SP 2 Detailed description of the issue and Exact steps to reproduce the issueGoing through the training book – Lesson 1.2 asks you to replace field contents after finding a data set (comprised of 3 records) It asks to change Managers meeting to Status meeting, but cannot do this, the error message states, “this action cannot be performed because this file is not modifiable”. When I click on this field into the layout mode to see the settings and why its not modifiable it tells me “this action cannot be performed because this file is not modifiable”. Expected ResultThe goal is to change all same field in the dataset by using Records>Replace Field ContentsActual ResultAs aboveAny workarounds that you have foundNone
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It appears that the file is set to read only. Make sure you have full read/write privileges into the file. Otherwise, any attempts to modify a field will display an error message that the file is not modifiable.