1 Reply Latest reply on Dec 2, 2013 7:44 AM by TSGal

    Adding a PDF to a container via FM Go



      Adding a PDF to a container via FM Go


           Hey there,


           we are working heavily with FM Go and love it. But more often we are missing the functionality to add a PDF to FM Go.

           Following Scenario:

           1. we are scanning a document with any document scanner app and create a PDF.

           2. we open the "Share with" context menu and see a list of compatible apps (Dropbox, GDrive, Email,...)

           3. can't you make FM Go being compatible with PDFs so one is able to add it to the FM Go "local iPad drive"?

           4. Then we would be able to click on any container in FM Go and add the PDF and store it in the database. 

           That would be awesome!

           Or is there any other way, to get the same result? We are working with the iPad on the road and don't have / and don't want to have PC with us. 




        • 1. Re: Adding a PDF to a container via FM Go

               Sebastian Thiesen:

               Thank you for your post.

               At this time, FileMaker Go can only access files in its own work area.  To copy files into the FileMaker Go work area, you must use iTunes or another third-party application (such as PhoneView on Mac or TouchCopy on Windows).

               I recommend you enter this suggestion into our Feature Requests web form at:


               The entries into this web form populate a database file that is hosted and monitored by Development and Product Management.  Although I could copy your post and paste it into the web form, there are a couple of additional questions asked that only you can answer.

               FileMaker, Inc.