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Cross platforms and save as Pdf script step

Question asked by laneystewart on Oct 21, 2009
Latest reply on Jul 6, 2010 by philmodjunk


Cross platforms and save as Pdf script step


I am developing a database that has always been used by MAC users and I develop on a MAC.  I am using either Filemaker 9 or 10 pro advanced.  I now have a few PC users that are using the database and now I am experiencing problems with the Save as Pdf script step.  


I  have it set up to save the file as a variable including the record name.  The variable is set up as a $filename using the path to our server.  I realized that I use the "filemac:" beginning to the location and that a PC is set up a different file path variable for "filewin:' as the beginning.  


Can I use both of these in the save as pdf script step?


I have tried to set it up as to set the varaible according to the (Get(application platform) but was unsuccessful.  As I have always developed for MAC users and work on a MAC, i am kind of lost.  


Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.