I'm fairly new to filemaker development and do not have a background in web development so please bear with me.
End goal is that I need to print barcodes. The connection from the iPad to the printer is using bluetooth not wireless.
Here's what I know so far:
- I'm using Filemaker Pro Advanced 22.214.171.1242 on my Mac laptop and programming it for an iPad
- I can print via bluetooth from my mac using my current script to the printer. So I disconnected my mac and connected it to the tablet.
- I can print from the Brother app to the printer, but not from FMGo to the printer.
In my script I have these two lines
- "Print Setup [Restore ; With dialog: On]" step & "Print [Restore: (the brother printer name) ; With dialog: On ]
When I try to print from the iPad, the print options come up and it doesn't show the brother printers name, it shows the nearest wireless printer. When I scroll through the given printer options it doesn't even recognize the connection to the Brother printer.
Are there any work arounds for this? I saw some responses back that mentioned a bot, but i'm not sure the company I work for would purchase that so I'd like to exhaust all my options first before I bring that too them as an option. And yup the other option I'll be mentioning is to allow the printer to have network access so it can be used wirelessly.