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I get a file not found message for a database record with a container field. The actual path of the file is identical to the path described in the display of the database record. Why is this happening?

Question asked by carolg_1 on Mar 29, 2018
Latest reply on Apr 4, 2018 by csampsonsd

my database was created under Filemaker Pro 11. I have upgraded to High Sierra and Filemaker Pro 16. The identical file path to the objects contained in the containers is being used. Now, when I open the database, the records display with a file not found message for the file name. The database was created with parameters specifying external storage of the images. It worked under 11, but does not work under 16. I cannot repeat running under 11 because 11 abends under High Sierra.


How can I regain access to the externally stored images? If that is not possible, is it possible to embed the images into the database?