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Using graphic files that are on the web

Question asked by JoeSand on Jul 29, 2016
Latest reply on Jul 29, 2016 by Johan Hedman

I'm using filemaker pro advanced 11.  I have a database of products sent to me by a supplier, basically a flat file with part numbers, descriptions, prices, etc.  Each record has between one and nine photographs in the form of URL's to a web page containing a single photo, each in a text field ("Image1" through "Image9")


Using the web viewer I can see the photos but I can't scale them to the size I need.  Q1:  Is there a way to make the pictures scale to the thumbnail size I need?


Q2:  Is there a way to download all the pictures so I have a local copy and don't need to have a web connection to use the database? This is preferred.  Since each photo has it's own url contained in this database, it would be ideal if I could make Filemaker perform this task rather than using some other file-downloading software.