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Can Filemaker Go download a file from a webpage into a container field?

Question asked by madmike6537 on Jul 16, 2014
Latest reply on Aug 11, 2014 by madmike6537


I am now just trying to use INSERT FILE on the server but am having troubles - see my latest reply if you can offer any insights!


**Original post below**


I have a filemaker database file hosted on a filemaker Server 13, with a download database link via MirrorSync. I would like my users to be able to download the latest file from that link, but I am struggling. The users can go to the website on safari and the download works fine, but I am trying to get the functionality within filemaker GO.


So far I have tried Insert From URL - trying to put the new file into a container filed


Then I tried Open URL - but it doesnt seem to work correctly unless I press "open in safari".


Lastly, I tried a web viewer, which seemed to work but then I got a "frame load interrupted" error message each time. Works fine on desktop, but not in FM GO.


Any thoughts on how I could accomplish this?