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Using URL and FileMaker-Cloud

Question asked by MjtBiz on Feb 5, 2018

FileMaker Help reads:

To open a file using a URL:

1. Launch a web browser on the intended client machine.

2. Enter the URL of the file into the browser’s address area using the format:


For address, you can enter:

the IP address or DNS name of the host

~ to specify the user’s Documents folder

$ to specify that the file is already open

Optional parameters are indicated by braces ({ }).

To run a script in a file using a URL:

1. Follow the steps above.

2. Append ?script=scriptname to the URL. For example:


Specify a script parameter and local variables using the format:



Is this supposed to work with FileMaker-Cloud?