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Text files created by FMPRO12 script are greyed out when importing to another FMPRO12 DB

Question asked by PaulNicolai on Aug 23, 2012
Latest reply on Aug 23, 2012 by disabled_ntaylor

Summary

Text files created by FMPRO12 script are greyed out when importing to another FMPRO12 DB

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

12.2

Operating system version

10.7.8

Description of the issue

A text file created by FileMaker Pro as a result of operating a script on a database is grayed out and not available for import into another FileMaker Pro database.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Run script creating a text file with the retrieved data; open another FileMaker Pro database; import text file

Expected result

Data is imported into second FileMaker Pro database

Actual result

File is grayed out and not available for importing

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

None

Workaround

Add “.txt” to the file name.

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