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    • Consistent crash from Popover triggered script
      By dwdata · Posted
      I did test your demo file. You have documented the behavior well.

      So... Is it more important for you to know why this is crashing or find a workaround so there is no crash?

      Just curious :-)
    • Evaluate()
      By BruceR · Posted
      Back to the question though. Why do you want to capture the TYPE field in the first place? Just display the related field. See employee method 2 layout. EvaluateMOD.fmp12
    • Consistent crash from Popover triggered script
      By LaRetta · Posted
      Hi Justin, Yep, it crashed for me as well.  You have a damaged layout.  If you change your popover OOExit trigger to go to a newly created layout, it does not crash. And you are correct, Recover shows the file is fine but it is obviously NOT fine.  And it is prime example that we cannot fully trust Recover when it says files are okay and why if a file is improperly closed, it should be considered potentially damaged and simply replaced with backup.   The best move now is to grab a pristine (never-crashed) copy of your file and build forward on it instead.  If you cannot then delete that layout and use a new one.  There is possibility that objects on that layout were damaged as well and, if it were me, I would rebuild all objects/fields for the new layout instead of copying them over. As an aside, a few other points, probably stemming from a rush to provide the demo file ... but I want to mention them just in case: You joined Orders::id = LineItems::OrderID.  However, you have specified LineItems::OrderID as auto-enter serial.  That of course will not work.  LineItems should have its own ID as auto-enter and another field should hold the OrderID.You have specified using Get ( UUID ) but the data type for both your keys are number.  You'll want to change them to text.  It is also wise to set validation to always unique.When hiding objects in your LineItems portal, IsValid() is not a good choice; in fact, it is not a good choice to ever test a relationship.  Instead, hide objects on the empty (allow creation) row as:  IsEmpty ( LineItems::ID )Sorry my news about your file isn't better and I hope you have a good clean clone from which to revert.  
    • Consistent crash from Popover triggered script
      By Justin P. · Posted
      Here's a demo file where the crash is repeatable (at least on my iMac and MacBook), just the bare basics that still showed the behavior. Also a few workarounds shown (basically, avoid the script trigger). All crash scenarios are related to a changed field within a portal, then dismissing a popover with a script attached (well, at least this Go To Layout script) before saving the field change. Steps are listed within the demo file. This file instructs you to dismiss the popover by clicking within a portal row. I also have seen the crash in my larger solution when clicking outside the popover and outside the portal, but was not consistent, and not replicated here. Additionally, I tried redirecting the GTL to the main layout (not a different layout), and this stopped i from crashing. So the actual command in the script has something to do with it.  Curious to know if this doesn't crash for your environment! 2015-09-02 Crash Demo.fmp12
    • ABI Chromatograms
      By Bailey Kessing · Posted
      If I wanted to read from a file that was stored in a container... I am trying to use nfile = fmpro.getContainerStream("Demo::read container") but don't seem to have the syntax correct...
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