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Error Capture Script and Bypassing Filemaker Errors

Question asked by dnehrs on Jun 16, 2011
Latest reply on Jun 16, 2011 by philmodjunk


Error Capture Script and Bypassing Filemaker Errors


For this application, I use Filemaker Pro Advanced to store my database of scientific literature.  Every record has a container field that contains the PDF of the article.  I have created a script for my button that uses ExportFieldContents with automatically open, and gives it a name "test.pdf".  However, I need to close that file before opening another or I get a Filemaker error message: "test.pdf" could not be created on the disk....  That's because the file it is trying to save to is open.  To get around this problem, I wanted to modify my script with an "if" statement that would use ErrorCapture and GetLastError.  I would then say, if this file is used, use Test1.pdf etc.  However, as soon as the script gets to the line with ExportFieldContents the error I mentioned pops up, without ever getting to the next line in the code.  Is there any way around this?