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PDF not attached to E-Mail when database is opened from a Remote Server

Question asked by FrankMillner on Dec 13, 2012

Summary

PDF not attached to E-Mail when database is opened from a Remote Server

Product

FileMaker Go

Version

12

Operating system version

iOS 6

Description of the issue

A database, that is opened from a remote Server does not attach PDFs to Mail.

The PDF is saved correctly, but is not attached

The same database, copied to the ipad and opened directly, works

Steps to reproduce the problem

Create a simple database with Textfields for the PDF and for the E-Mail (subject, message).

Make a script with following Steps

Set Variable $pdfname = "file:letter.pdf"
Save as PDF: $pdfname
Send SMTP Mail with Attachment: $pdfname


Host the database with FMPro or Server, open it remote on iPad an try to send an E-Mail with PDF as attachement

Expected result

Same behavior regardless wether the database is opened locally or from a remote server

Actual result

PDF is stored on the iPad, but not attached to the E-Mail

Outcomes