FMPA 13 crashes in looping script

Discussion created by DavidZakary on Nov 25, 2014
Latest reply on Nov 26, 2014 by DavidZakary

I've got a script that is being used to create PDF files. Its looping through a fair number of records, creating a PDF file on each one. After about 1500 PDF files created FileMaker 13 crashes. I've had to program the script to stop after 1000 records, I quit FM and start again.


I've got a about 125,000 records to loop through. I'd really like to let it run overnight but when it crashes regularly I obviously can't.


Any suggestions on if its possible to purge memory (assuming its a leak somewhere, either FM or the Adobe libraries) after a certain number of records and have it continue?


FileMaker 13, OS X Yosemite. 16 gb of RAM in the system. Not hosted.


It did the same thing on Mavericks too.