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FM13 GetThumbnail ( ) when container contains pdf results in "?"

Question asked by AlexReid on Dec 4, 2013
Latest reply on May 12, 2015 by TSGal

Summary

FM13 GetThumbnail ( ) when container contains pdf results in "?"

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

13.0v1

Operating system version

OS X 10.9

Description of the issue

GetThumbnail ( ) function fails to work if the contents of the container is a PDF, fm12 works fine and creates it fine.
FM13 sets the field as a question mark.

Steps to reproduce the problem

create a container field, add a pdf.
create another container field.
create a script which uses the GetThumbnail ( ) function to set the contents of the second container.

Expected result

a small jpg, gif or png of the pdf (page 1)

Actual result

"?"

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

n/a

Configuration information

fm12 works, fm13 doesn't.

Workaround

use filemaker 12.

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