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Insert Quicktime won't store in database

Question asked by hschlossberg on Jan 31, 2014
Latest reply on Feb 3, 2014 by TSGal


Insert Quicktime won't store in database


FileMaker Pro



Operating system version

Windows 7

Description of the issue

When inserting Quicktime into a container field, there is no option on whether to store as a reference or not.  Without the option, it seems the default is to store only as a reference.

The field definition itself is NOT set for external storage.  Without the option, I am unable to access the container contents on another machine (the database is served by FMS 13).

Sure enough, using GetContainerAttributes() on the field shows:
Storage Type: File Reference

I also tried changing the field definition to store externally on the server, thinking that might help.  I get an error in the transfer log, of course, because it was saved as a file reference.  But an attempt to now re-insert the file again only saves it as a file reference and it is inaccessible from the other machine.