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Importing XML data into FileMaker using XSLT (XSL Style Sheets)

  Posted by Smef in Blue Feather's Blog, 14 September 2014 - - - - - - · 41 views

FileMaker is capable of importing data from many different sources. One of the most useful is importing from XML data sources, which can be a great way to get data from non-FileMaker resources into your database. XML is used by all sorts of programs and applications, and so you may encounter it when working with many non-filemaker services or da...

Standards! Standards! Read All About It!

  Posted by Paul de Halle in Linear Blue, 12 September 2014 - - - - - - · 61 views

With FileMaker being such a versatile and quick development application it is often too easy to develop a functional solution with little regard for its legacy and, in particular, how the solution is to be supported, maintained and developed in the future. As developers, either commissioned or “in house” our support of a system may...

JumpStartFM, Molly Connolly’s one-month online FileMaker training course begins October 6, 2014

  Posted by mollyc in Thorsen Consulting, 11 September 2014 - - - - - - · 92 views

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Hover Tricks for FileMaker Buttons

  Posted by John Sindelar in SeedCode, 03 September 2014 - - - - - - · 124 views

A couple of demos showing how you can reveal additional text, or even new buttons, when rolling over buttons in FileMaker 13. We used to hide text from some button states by making the text unusually large, but Jason Young showed us a much better method. More in the video below.Download the “Hover Tricks” example file towards the bot...

FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick: V3 FileMaker Pro Progress Bar

  Posted by Excelisys in Excelisys' Blog, 28 August 2014 - - - - - - · 168 views

<h4>By Andy Persons</h4>
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<h2>V3 FileMaker Pro Progress Bar – Gangsta with Gradients!</h2>
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<p style="color: #000000;">OK, one last riff on progress bars! The <a title="FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick – V2 FileMaker Pro Progress Bar" href="...

Proper Printing in WebDirect

Posted by Daniel Wood in FileMaker Weetbicks, 15 August 2014 - - - - - - · 211 views

FileMaker WebDirect is the exciting new replacement to Instant Web Publishing. With it you can access your database via a web browser and do *almost* all of the things that you can do in FileMaker Pro. However proper printing is not one of them. In this article we present a framework and example file for doing proper printing via WebDirect - from basic re...

Our #FileMakerDevCon Recap

  Posted by Skeleton Key in Skeleton Key's Blog, 11 August 2014 - - - - - - · 129 views

<p>Confession: I'm late in writing this blog. After all, FileMaker's 2014 Developer Conference (DevCon) was 2+ weeks ago. Referring to <a href="http://www.skeletonkey.com/who_we_are/meet_the_team/mark_richman/ " target="_blank">Mark Richman's</a> common advice: <em>don't let perfect be the enemy of good</em...

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An Exploit-Based Approach To Providing FileMaker Platform Security

Posted by Steven H. Blackwell in FileMaker Security Blog, 15 July 2014 - - - - - - · 809 views

Over the past dozen years, I have discussed in a number of venues the necessity for robust security practices and the techniques needed to implement them on the FileMaker Platform. Such discussions have as their underlying framework a fairly traditional Information Security paradigm.

There are Threat Agents who seek to initiate Exploits or Threats that...

A little SQL with a dash of Virtual List

Posted by Ocean West in Captain's Blog, 05 July 2014 - - - - - - · 102 views

Ok I don't blog much so here goes.

I have this process where I need to create 4 records for every customer with different dates per month.

I settled on the process to derive this set of values via Execute SQL because of a few factors.
I need to collect all this data in and have it sorted by date.
Any other method the data would be semi sorted and not na...

Additional to Filemaker 13

Posted by Manjit Behera in Manjit Behera, 29 June 2014 - - - - - - · 438 views

On 3rd December 2013 at SANTA CLARA, California Filemaker Inc. unveiled the next-generation platform for business productivity: FileMaker 13. The new software makes it even faster and easier than ever for teams to create gorgeous, tailored business solutions for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web that deliver significant productivity gains. This is a...

Ask a panel of design experts!

  Posted by JerrySalem in Philly FileMaker User Group, 20 June 2014 - - - - - - · 224 views

If you’re on TechNet you may or may not have been following this thread - if not, here’s the deal.The folks organizing the 2014 FileMaker DevCon have assembled a design panel discussion.  The goal of this panel is to provide developers with some guidance about designing great solutions in FileMaker, and answer any questions people have about how...

FM Conférence 2014 – 10ème édition de la conférence FileMaker française

  Posted by Olivier Devriese in Le Blog FileMaker, 11 June 2014 - - - - - - · 441 views

Le programme de la 10ème édition de la conférence FileMaker francophone est en ligne sur www.fmconf.com. Cette année, il est composé de plus de 20 sessions et topos. A ne pas rater<br/><a href="http://www.leblogfm.fr/post/2014/06/11/fm-conference-2014-10eme-edition-de-la-conference-filemaker-francaise " class="more"> (...)...

Free Right Now: Work Time, Clock & More

  Posted by Hal Gumbert in CampSoftware, Hal Gumbert, 06 December 2013 - - - - - - · 388 views

Sometimes I need to keep an eye on the time and I normally use Weather Clock, this this is very nice as well: Work Time



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Generating Sample Data

  Posted by Kevin Frank in FileMaker Hacks, 01 December 2013 - - - - - - · 345 views

Have you ever wanted to generate sample data for one of your solutions that was random in certain ways, but within a defined range or scope? For example, from an existing table of customers… choose 20 at random create between 4 and 8 invoices for each of them dated anywhere between 1 September and 31 […]



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Best practices in layout design for FMGo

Posted by Surya Kanta Mekap in Surya Kanta Mekap's Blog, 17 September 2013 - - - - - - · 443 views
layout design for fmgo and 3 more...

1) To create an iOS friendly layout for FMGo, the best practice is to minimize the amount of horizontal and vertical scrolling required to interact on your layout. To achieve the same, we should make a single layout for iPhone having size 320W X 255H and for iPad having size 768W X 673H (instead of making two layouts one for landscape and one for portrait...

Dotleft announces their solution FREE! FREE! and FREE!

Posted by Cliff Zhou in DotLeft's Blog, 12 September 2013 - - - - - - · 410 views

Today Dotleft announces their email solution - Project FileMasiler - FREE!
Please visit www.dotleft.com to download the new free vertion!

For the new version, you can edit Picture in filemaker and create picture catalog easilly!
Welcome to leave message on my private forums http://www.moot.it/filemaker , to help me improve this free solution!


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Interesting quirk for unrelated field reference in field definition

  Posted by David Jondreau in Wing Forward Solutions, 01 May 2013 - - - - - - · 236 views

One apparent limitation of using ExSQL() in the separation model is that you can’t use unrelated tables in a field definition. So you’d need to related all your tables to one another.I just discovered that you can bypass that limitation simply by wrapping your statement in a Let() and declaring a variable that includes wrapping a fie...

FM and MySQL Views - let MySQL do the dirty work beforehand

Posted by ah in Filemaker - an amateur's view, 04 January 2013 - - - - - - · 776 views

How I got a list with data from MySQL in less than 1 second with a SQL VIEW - from an awful 20-25 seconds when going through relationships between multiple tables from the MySQL database. My Filemaker solution is integrated with a MySQL database that has been highly normalized for different reasons.This means that a simple list with 4 different fields can...

GoBillit needs your help!

Posted by GoBillit in GoBillit, 04 September 2012 - - - - - - · 601 views

We're seeking help from you, the FileMaker community, to bring our FileMaker Go solution, GoBillit, to market. You can support us on Indiegogo at http://www.indiegogo.com/gobillit! Every contribution is greatly appreciated.

We've also created a group on LinkedIn for FileMaker Go developers to come...



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