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FMP12 or FMPUR or .app

Question asked by dchaley369 on Feb 23, 2018
Latest reply on Feb 26, 2018 by dchaley369

Ok call me stupid or ignorant whatever you want but it is time I ask this question for my own edification.

I am asking this because I cannot find a straight answer in my beloved Filemaker help files or at least one that makes since to me.

 

I have been using Filemaker Go to bind Solutions for iPads. But today I simply installed a Solution in the fmp12 format (not fmpur) directly on an iPad and it works.

 

How can that be? I was under the impression that you had to use Go on the iPad to install a Solution. What I mean is Go is installed but I loaded a true Filemaker Solution and did not bind it at all.

 

Why do I ask this?  Because I need to export in fmp12 format between the iPad and the desktop version that has been .app  and they need to import and export on a daily basis.

 

Does this mean that I can always a native fmp12 file and install as many as I wish on iPads and import and export to either a fmp12 Solution or a .app solution?

 

Many Thanks for any clarity on the matter.

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