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Can you set Filemaker to look in a specific folder when importing pics e.g.?

Question asked by tony.dhoop@telenet.be on May 13, 2013
Latest reply on May 17, 2013 by tony.dhoop@telenet.be

For an "import_picture" script in a complaint-database, the picture needs to be retreived from a path on the server.

 

This path will be variable ; so upon each import different.

 

Now the user has to start the import script and then browse to the desired folder.

Can I have filemaker open the correct folder, so that the user does not has to navigate to that folder manually?

 

So basically, how can I have Filemaker open a specific folder (defined by the claim number), so the user only has to select the picture?

 

The "insert file" command does not work, since there is a FILEname required... I can only offer a folder name (path), not a file.

 

thanks

Tony

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