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WebDirect Script Fails with identically named folder

Question asked by eric on May 3, 2018
Latest reply on May 4, 2018 by TSGal

Product and version: FileMaker Server

OS and version: Windows Server 2012

Browser and version: Safari Version 11.1.1 (13605.2.3)



If you have a script and a script folder with the same name, the script will not execute in a WebDirect URL.

For example this:

will not execute the script named RSVP if there's a script folder named RSVP.

(On the other hand, a script in an FMP URL is unaffected by an identically-named folder.

E.g. fmp:// would have no problem.)


How to replicate:

  1. Make script.
  2. Make a script folder with the same name as the script.
  3. Try to execute the script in a WebDirect URL.


Workaround: Rename your script folder so it doesn't match the script name you want to execute in a WebDirect URL.