2empowerFM Family of Plug-ins Updated for FileMaker Pro 12

Discussion created by cdragon on Apr 5, 2012

Crestline, CA, April 5, 2012 -- Dracoventions is proud to offer updates for its full line of 2empowerFM plug-ins for FileMaker Pro 12.  Updates are available immediately at for both Macintosh and Windows.


If you are using 2empowerFM plug-ins released prior to February 2012, you must install new versions in order to use the exciting new features offered by FileMaker 12.  Earlier plug-in versions will not work correctly with FileMaker 12 and may cause it to malfunction.


About 2empowerFM Plug-ins

Originally developed to serve the business needs of a real-world company, our plug-ins will save you time during FileMaker development and enrich your FileMaker database solutions. Our plug-ins include:


2empowerFM Developer Assistant
- Add search to many of FileMaker's windows including search within scripts, database fields, and within the Table Relationships graph
- Debug faster by evaluating highlighted expressions immediately instead of copying, closing dialogs, and pasting into FileMaker's Data Viewer


2empowerFM Hands-Free Printer
- Use scripts to automate printing and control individual printer options using individual script variables


2empowerFM Dialog Master
- Create dialogs where you control the position of buttons, stylized text, menus, and more.


2empowerFM Menu Popper
- Pop-up multi-level menus anywhere on a FileMaker layout


2empowerFM Keyboard and Mouse
- Easily link hotkeys to scripts, create image-map buttons, and change the mouse cursor


2empowerFM Clipboard Explorer
- Save and restore objects on the clipboard including stylized text, FileMaker scripts, and layout objects
- One of our many FREE plug-ins!


2empowerFM Text Toolkit
- Perform powerful search and replace in database text using Perl-compatible regular-expressions
- Generate a hash of data using many algorithms including SHA512, MD5, and TR1
- One of our many FREE plug-ins!


Pricing and Availability


FileMaker 12 updates are available immediately at


These updates are free for those who purchased a license within the last year.  Older customers may purchase upgrades at 50% off.


Server and Developer licenses are also available.  All plug-ins can be tested for 30 days free of charge and demos are fully functional.


About Dracoventions


Dracoventions is a FileMaker Business Alliance (FBA) member located in Crestline, CA, USA. Dracoventions is focused on inventing software that empowers you to save development time, expand FileMaker's abilities, and create a better user experience.


With over 25 years of software engineering experience, company-founder Chris Dragon was inspired by the business needs of a FileMaker-based non-profit to create the 2empowerFM Family of Plug-ins. These plug-ins include Developer Assistant, Hands-Free Printer, Dialog Master, Menu Popper, Text Toolkit, and many others.  Plug-ins are available at




Chris Dragon


Phone: (818) 588-6418