Is there any advantage of annotating the images in a third party app as opposite of doing it in FileMaker Go?
what about 'export field contents' to one of the known directories (FMGo) with the option to 'open'? I never used that on FMGo - But FMGo might fall in a hybernate-state what could be the reason for restarting.
(The manual for FM13 says that this scriptstep works under FMGo)
You might want to take a look at Todd Geist's (pricy)
or Tim Dietrich's (free)
And: On Tim Dietrich's website, there is a link to Cris Ippolite's site with an example of calling other iOS apps via url
To learn more about FMP URLs, please see this excellent article written by Cris Ippolite of iSolutions."
Thanks Markus, I'll check out this link as it might help with a better work around. My preference for using a third party app is for the rich and potentially unlimited feature set... the annotation tool available with iDraw is almost exactly what I am wanting, except of course for the crash! The integrations put forward by Todd Geist and Tim Dietrich are also impressive and it may be time for me to revisit these options also. I'll post back here in the coming week if I can get any further with this problem. The 'unresponsiveness' of FileMaker Go following the use of the annotation feature may be similar to a previously reported FileMaker Go bug involving sending or cancelling an email from FileMaker Go. I'll submit a bug report with FileMaker and see we go also.
I've downloaded and installed FileMaker Go 14 this morning, and the iDraw annotation feature now works!
With iDraw installed on the iPad, you can now access the iDraw annotator and return to the container field without FileMaker Go crashing. For those interested in trying it out:
1. Tap on an image in a container field
2. Tap on "View"
3. Tap the image in full screen mode to reveal the sharing tool at the top right of the screen
4. Select "iDraw Annotator" from the bottom row of icons
5. Annotate image
6. Tap on "Share" to "Copy as Image"
7. Tap on "Cancel" and Discard changes to close the annotation window (an annoying step!)
8. Tap on "Done" and paste back into container field.
*** It would be great if these additional sharing options were available immediately on tapping on the container field to save a few taps.