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Is it possible to bind a MySQL table into the relations graph (using ESS) and develop it on+for both Mac and Windows platforms?

Question asked by mrwatson-gbs on Jan 18, 2012
Latest reply on Jan 19, 2012 by LSNOVER

Hello all,

 

Our database works on and is developed on both windows and mac computers.

 

I have however a BIG problem with developing an ESS-connection to a web-shop on both platforms.

 

I can USE the database on both platforms. But I can only DEVELOP on windows, because if I try to develop the database on a Mac the following problem occurs:

 

When I double click on an ESS-TO in the relations graph, I see the list of the available sql tables, but the corresponding table IS NOT SELECTED.

If I select the table again, FileMaker creates a second shadow table and links the TO to it!

If I then return to windows and look at the TO under windows.

 

I think it may have something to do with the different drivers we use for the two operating systems:

 

On the windows computer we use the MYSQL ODBC driver.

On the Mac we use the Actual technologies Open Source Databases ODBC driver.

 

I cannot find a solution for this problem. Can anybody help?

 

Thanking you

 

Russell Watson

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