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Server Import from Container -- Easiest Way

Question asked by disabled_ScottKoontz on Apr 27, 2012
Latest reply on Sep 29, 2014 by deninger

Now that we have an easy way to allow users to send files to the server, what would be the easiest way to then import those files into a table? I'd like users to drag files into a container then have that tab (or excel or comma) file imported via a FMS script.


To get files placed in the FMS Documents folder in OS X, Aliases and Smart Folders do not appear to work.


I'm trying to get a Folder Action to work, but the Apple Script that works on my laptop does not seem to work on the server. I changed folder permissions.


on adding folder items to this_folder after receiving these_items


tell application "Finder"

duplicate these_items to "Server HD:Library:FileMaker Server:Data:Documents:CB_Data"

end tell


end adding folder items to