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Save a Copy As: Self-Contained Copy (Single File) not working under certain conditions.

Question asked by rouelf_1 on Dec 30, 2014
Latest reply on May 15, 2017 by rouelf

Summary

Save a Copy As: Self-Contained Copy (Single File) not working under certain conditions.

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

FMA 13.v04

Operating system version

OSX

Description of the issue

File set to External storage:
1)  Log-in with a Guest account without “Full Access” will not generate a proper Save a Copy as: Self-Contained Copy (Single File). It goes thru the motions, but the file does not have containers with embed storage.
2) Runtime files (with “Full Access” account) will not  generate a proper Save a Copy as: Self-Contained Copy (Single File). It goes thru the motions, but the file does not have containers with embed storage.
3) Log-in with a Guest account set to a “Custom” Privilege Set will not generate a proper Save a Copy as: Self-Contained Copy (Single File). It goes thru the motions, but the file does not have containers with embed storage.

Expected result

Files generated with Save a Copy as: Self-Contained Copy (Single File) end up containers having embed storage.

Actual result

Files generated with Save a Copy as: Self-Contained Copy (Single File) end up with External storage.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

None !!

Workaround

Not use External storage.

Outcomes