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Layout Objects not updating when FMP11 launched with an Applescript

Question asked by PaulTurnbull on Jun 28, 2010
Latest reply on Sep 10, 2010 by TSGal


Layout Objects not updating when FMP11 launched with an Applescript

Description of the issue

FileMaker Product(s) involved:FileMaker Pro 11.0v1, FileMaker Pro 11 Advanced 11.0v1Operating System(s) involved:Mac 10.6.3, 10.6.4Detailed description of the issue:When FileMaker Pro 11 is launched using an Applescript layout objects do not update correctly.For example when you click into a field the field highlights but the cursor is not visible. If you type nothing appears to be happening. When you click out of the field it refreshes and the results of your keystrokes become visible.Similarly, in layout mode clicking on an object does not appear to select it even though it actually is selected. In the Relationship Graph, TO's can be selected but you if you are creating a new join by dragging between TOs then you can't see the join line until the drag is complete. Exact steps to reproduce the issue:1. Create an Applescript that will launch FileMaker Pro. Examples:tell application "FileMaker Pro" activatetell application "FileMaker Pro" getUrl "fmp7://server-Address/served-filename2. If not already opened, open a FileMaker file, served or local.3. Click into a field and type.4. Enter layout mode and select object5. Enter the Relationships Graph and drag  between TOsExpected Result:Results of keystrokes, selections and drags should be immediately visible. Actual Result:Results of keystrokes, selections and drags are not immediately visible.Exact text of any error message(s) that appeared:N/AAny workarounds that you have found:Open FileMaker Pro 11 manually through the Finder or Dock icon.