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Filemaker Go importing

Question asked by adam_darren on Nov 27, 2016
Latest reply on Nov 28, 2016 by adam_darren

Hi all,

 

Is it at all possible to import records from a filemaker DB on go with another database on Go. For example, can I email my DB to a customer and can they open that database and import the information from it to an existing DB on their iphone using Go?

 

I know you cannot import CSV files and the like, but I have done a lot of reading and supposedly you can import records into Go as long as it is from another filemaker DB. Most of the items I have been reading relate to importing from a remote source, but I want to import locally. As in, on the same device.

 

I have tried several ways to set a variable:

 

$file; Value: get(documentspath) & "source.fmp12"

Import Records [No dialog; "$file"; Add; Windows ANSI]

 

When I try running the script on the import file, I get an error saying that the file could not be opened. I have searched for hours and cannot see what mistake I am making.

 

Thanks


Darren

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