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FileMaker 13 General Discussion

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FileMaker Server 13

Deploy, Configure, Manage a FileMaker Pro Server
Categories: MACMAC | PCPC

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Disappearing Administrator... - last post by Richard Fincher


Brand new FileMaker 13 WebDirect is a replacement for IWP. Using HTML 5 and CSS.

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WebDirect : status bar flas... - last post by Matthew F

FileMaker Go for iPhone & iPad

Discuss the latest addition to the FileMaker Family - Get your database on the go!

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Dropdown menu without Keyboard - last post by metamict

FileMaker 13 Interface Features

Popovers, Slide Control, Swipe Gestures, iOS Keyboards

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Articles, Tips, Techniques & Solutions

Member contributions including articles, tips, tricks & techniques. Please provide links to previously posted threads, and demo or sample files & open source solutions. Discussion and dialog for implementation and development.

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Creating Readable FileMaker... - last post by Martin@T43

FileMaker Marketplace Discussions

Discussions on submitted files from members.

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Blog Posts

Blog post from our member's blogs...

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FM Forums Feedback & Site News

News and Feedback regarding this site.

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Security Concepts

Accounts & Privileges & Passwords. Information you need to know about security concepts.

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Intellectual Property

Discussions in protecting all your hard work.

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Manage User Accounts withou... - last post by TKnTexas

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FileMaker Server 13

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FileMaker Server 12

Discussing issues with Server 12

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Custom Web Publishing Issues - last post by kfutter

FileMaker Server 11

General discussion about FM Server 11

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Connect Filemaker Pro 11 Da... - last post by Wim Decorte

External Server Authentication

Configuring and administration of FM Server using Active Directory & Open Directory

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External Authentication wor... - last post by shak

Sharing & Serving Legacy Versions Discussions

  1. Server 10,
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  5. Server 5.5,
  6. Peer To Peer Sharing

Discussions of Legacy versions of FileMaker Server & Peer to Peer Sharing.

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Sharing a database in Dropbox? - last post by Rick Whitelaw

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FQL or FileMaker Query Language

Discussions about Execute SQL function, and SQL syntax for your your database logic.

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Schema functions see extern... - last post by LaRetta

Remote Container Fields

Discussions regarding remote container fields for FM12 and FMS12

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Can I still record sound in... - last post by Lee Smith

Calculation Engine (Define Fields)

  1. Function of the Day

Field Types, Field Options, and those wonderful Calculation Functions!

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How to Set a "Is Modifi... - last post by infoweb


Creating and developing relationships, creating children, avoiding orphans.

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Conceptual help (inventory... - last post by ghiruz

External Data Sources

Implementing and utilizing External Data (SQL) Sources (ESS) in your solution.

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External Data Source File C... - last post by no1tmorrow

Managing Scripts

Writing efficient automated tasks with scripts, managing complex business logic, passing parameters, debugging and error trapping.

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Automatically tab to the ne... - last post by comment

Finding & Searching

Using the find mode and or relationships to search or find record sets.

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Auto Constrain - last post by Rick Whitelaw

Importing & Exporting

Getting data in and out of FileMaker.

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FMP as gateway for Moodle -... - last post by MikeKD

Value Lists

Working with value lists, pop up lists, conditional menus, radio buttons, and check boxes.

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Show values in fields relat... - last post by mikemccabe29

Custom Functions

  1. fmfunctions.com,
  2. Brian Dunnings' Custom Functions,
  3. Custom Function Library

General Discussions on developing custom functions with FileMaker Advanced

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Conditional Summary Function - last post by Greg Hains

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Adding charting to FileMaker Pro

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Charting Monthly Report - last post by adamworking

Script Triggers

Event models and how to implement script triggers.

  • 295 topics
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Prevent user interaction wi... - last post by eos

Conditional Formatting

A new feature of FMP 9 allows you to conditionally format layout object.

  • 266 topics
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Color coding fields via for... - last post by Raybaudi


Portals, how when and where.

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Populate portal rows with s... - last post by infoweb


Topics about formatting layouts & parts for labels, envelopes, sub summaries.

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Disable the operating syste... - last post by Ocean West

Custom Themes in FM12

Discussions regarding FileMaker 12's themes and how to modify them.

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Web Viewer

Everything you need to know about the Web Viewer feature in FMP 8.5.

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Tab Panel Control

Using the built in tabbed interface in FM8

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Tab panels for portal records - last post by Mark Scott

Tool Tips

Tips and tricks using Tool Tips

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Checkbox problem - last post by Lee Smith

Custom Menus

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Filemaker Application Menu... - last post by djc728

Advanced & Developer Features

Runtimes, Design Report, etc.

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Upgrading Runtime Solution... - last post by sastickf

OS Level Database Automation

  1. AppleScript & Automator,
  2. Windows Automation

Save steps learn how to automate your solution.

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Generate Outlook Calendar m... - last post by eos

Reports, Printing & Publication

  1. Email,
  2. PDF's,
  3. Printing,
  4. Faxing

You got the data in now you need it out without mowing down a forest!

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White backgrounds on severa... - last post by HALBURN

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The Left Brain

Complex calculations, advanced scripting and other mind boggling topics.

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Eye Candy

Creating graphical user interface, designs & layout, and adding that little human touch...

  • 745 topics
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Portal Printing... - last post by LaRetta

Upgrading & Migration

Transition, upgrade, migrate your legacy solutions.

  • 559 topics
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More than one user - pitfalls? - last post by MikeKD

The Separation Model

Learn & discuss the pros and cons of developing & maintaining the separation of data & schema.

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Production vs Test - last post by LaRetta

Development Standards

Explore "standards" adopted by developers. Implementation and documentation. Don't start from scratch.

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Table occurrence naming - last post by Fitch

Relational Database Theory

Discussions on what makes a database 'tick'. Non-tech background on database design.

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Quotes>Sales Orders... - last post by bcooney

Damaged / Corrupt File Problems

discussions on file related issues and procedures for recovering your files.

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How I prevent a FM crash wh... - last post by Lee Smith

Shrink Wrap Solution Developers

Discussions for developers producing and distributing shrink wrap solutions.

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Runtime Solution based on L... - last post by Fitch


Deploying solutions under Healthcare Insurance Portability Accountability Act

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Password Protected PDF HIPA... - last post by Matt Klein

Hardware & Networking

  1. Macintosh,
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Hardware & Networking

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Visit 360 Works

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360 Works General Support

general question for product & service support.

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MirrorSync by 360Works

Discussions about MirrorSync, a FileMaker synchronization tool that links FileMaker Server to FileMaker Go and FileMaker Pro.

  • 116 topics
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Multiple Sync options calle... - last post by amallison

SuperContainer by 360 Works

Discussions on how to implement and deploy SuperContainer by 360Works.

  • 794 topics
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SC Deployment - 2 machine F... - last post by ChrisOC

ScriptMaster by 360 Works

Discussions regarding ScriptMaster plugin allowing you to run Java code directly within FileMaker. Share, compare and discuss your code.

  • 718 topics
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registered modules won'... - last post by dysong3

FTPeek by 360 Works

FTPeek is a Universal Binary FTP Plugin for FileMaker that supports encrypted transfers, scheduled server operation, and uploads/downloads directly to FileMaker text and container fields.

  • 80 topics
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Plugin Hangs on Register Sc... - last post by mtolman

360Works Email Plugin

Discussions on how to implement and deploy Email Plugin by 360Works.

  • 184 topics
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Hotmail Delivery Status Not... - last post by evan360works

DocuBin by 360 Works

360Works DocuBin is a full-featured document management solution created with FileMaker. Please use this discussion area to post any questions and suggestions you have.

  • 41 topics
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Docubin PlugIn Error - last post by Michael Gaslowitz

Zulu – FileMaker, iCal & Google Calendar.

Discussions and support for Zulu, which syncs FileMaker to iCal and Google Calendar.

  • 17 topics
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Filemaker Server 13 - last post by koenvl

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Visit FM Starting Point

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FM Starting Point - General Discussions

Discussions about the FREE FileMaker template.

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Synchronizing Bento and FMSP - last post by Richard Carlton

FM Starting Point - Bugs

Report any problems that you experience with FM Starting Point here.

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ISO FileMaker Magazine

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Discussions and suggestions with the Editor of FileMaker Magazine.

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Multi-Solution Navigation - last post by FileMaker Magazine

Comm-Unity Networking Systems (CNS)

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Product discussion & support from Community Network Systems. • Pro Plug-ins: CNS Audit, CNS Image, CNS Menu, FTPit Pro, POPit Pro, SMTPit • ProMighty Mini Plugins: MMRegEx, MMColor, MMEmail, MMQuery, MMScript

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CNSImage_Export - last post by *susan*

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User Group Central - Sponsored by FMPug.com

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News and Announcements regarding local user and developer groups. Looking to start or join user group? FMPug can help. Come for the FileMaker stay for the Perks!

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Product Announcements

Want to tell the world about your product?
Product press, releases and highlights are welcome...

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Authorized Training

Find out about authorized training courses across the globe from a variety of instructors. Discuss training courses and find the best course to suit your needs. Prepare yourself for certification.

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Official training at a cut-... - last post by BrentHedden

FileMaker Plug-Ins

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Scanner Plug-in - last post by aaparvez

FileMaker Resources

Reference Materials: Web Sites, Books, Videos, Training, etc.

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Accounting Solution Ready Made - last post by John Dunberg

Product Reviews

Before you buy, check out reviews of Books, CD Based training, Plug-ins and Applications here. Reviews for users' by users

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Services for Hire

Spotlight of our member's products & services.
Announce your availability to take on that next big project.

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Services Wanted

Take on a job you just can't handle alone. Post your "Help Wanted" ads here.

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Solutions Wanted

Searching for that ready made solution, perhaps someone else can point you in the right direction

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Complete Accounting System... - last post by John Dunberg

Making A Living

Is FileMaker development your core business? Discuss the business of being in business or relating to the dynamics of working as an in house developer or in the educational sector.

  • 172 topics
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FileMaker Pro 12

General Discussion of new features of FM 12 Family of Products

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FileMaker Pro 11

General Product Discussion of new features of FM11

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FileMaker Pro 10

General Product Discussion of new features of FM10

  • 113 topics
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Will FMP 10 run on Windows... - last post by Matthew F

FileMaker Legacy Versions 7 – 9

These are discussions for the legacy version of filemaker 7 - 9 with the extension of .fp7

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Upgrade from FM Pro 8 to 13? - last post by Rick Whitelaw

FileMaker Legacy fp3 and fp5

Older officially end of life version of the FileMaker family product line, files with the extension fp3, fp5

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Multi pdf for FM5 on window... - last post by Per Lind

Bento™ by FileMaker Inc.

Bento is a personal database for the Leopard (10.5.x)

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Bento replacements - last post by Rick Whitelaw

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Member Lounge

Off topic community chatter :) Mingle and get to know your fellow members perhaps meet a friend.

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Wants & Wishes

Discuss features that you wish to see in the next version of FileMaker products.

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WEB DIRECT parameters - last post by jbante

FileMaker Developers Conference

Discussing the annual Devcon, including travel arrangements and associated events.
Need to find a roommate?

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Site Instructions

This forum is where site administrators and staff will post articles to assist you in using and navigating FMForums.

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