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  1. If you view the image in the container full screen, and then tap it, you will see the 'Share' button at the top right... Hit that and you should see the option to Save Image - which saves it to iOS photos.... And now in Go 15, you can also use the 'Destinations' function when exporting field contents to do the same...
  2. In the Dropbox app, tap on the file and then on the 'share' button... You will see the option to 'Open in...' Tap that, and you will see 'Copy to FileMaker Go'... Tap that and the file will be copied into FileMaker Go and opened... See attached...
  3. It looks like you are using '/' after your database name when it should be a '?' Also param should just =$msg So your URL would be: <a href="FMP://$/MyFMPdatabase?script=isolatesearch&param=$msg"> https://www.filemaker.com/help/14/fmp/en/html/sharing_data.17.6.html
  4. You could use the script step 'Insert from URL...' To download the csv file into a container field and then set a file path variable such as $path to something like: Get(TemporaryPath) & "myfile.csv" Then use script step 'Export field contents' to save the csv in the container field to the $path and from there do the Import Records script step to import the csv data from $path Hope this helps...
  5. Get(NetworkType) only returns the connection type to the file you currently have opened, in which case, when you use it on a local FileMaker Go file, it returns '0', with no indication of whether or not you will be able to connect successfully to a hosted file. If you are already connected to a hosted database and use it then it will return '2' for cellular and '3' for WiFi connection... However, in order to test that the device even has an internet connection before attempting to connect to a hosted file (in order to avoid the lengthy delay whilst Filemaker Go attempts to connect to the hosted file if no internet connection is available), then using Insert from URL seems to work well, providing of course that the URL you are connecting to is online and available....
  6. Yep, I agree with Kris... Using Insert from URL into a text field works very well... I typically use a very lightweight page to insert, e.g. an html page with nothing but the text "OK" on it... Then use Insert from URL and check that the text field contains the "OK" text, and also check for error code 1631...
  7. One way to have zero dialog printing from FMGo that I have used in the past is to use Insert from URL script step to trigger a php script that ultimately uses Google Cloud Print to print... You can create PDF using FMGo, insert it into a container, base64 encode it, POST using Insert from URL, to your php script which then decodes back to PDF and sends to Google Cloud Print.... There's a brief outline of the method anyway.... Might be worth exploring further for your requirements... Only problem sometimes was a delay at Google Cloud Print queue, but mostly was very fast....
  8. Do you have any unstored calculation fields on the layout you are viewing and trying to sort? This can slow things down a lot... Try creating a new layout based on the table occurrence you want, and then place only the ClientID and Date fields from that table occurrence on the layout and try sorting that... Providing both ClientID and Date fields are not unstored calculations, which I'm guessing they are not, then you should see a big difference....
  9. Hi there, Just thought I'd share something I posted about over at community.filemaker.com in response to a question there... The issue was that FMGo 14 was displaying a very 'jumpy' UI when switching between List view layout and a Form view layout. The list view in particular shows a lot more visual glitches than was ever the case in FMGo 13... What I've found though is that using the new Top and Bottom Navigation layout parts (rather than Head and Footer parts) for both the list view view and the form view layouts that are navigated between, results in a much smoother transition between the two. This is best illustrated by the screen recording video attached here, which shows the same layouts using the 'old' Header and Footer parts, and then using the new Top/Bottom navigation parts... As I've began reworking some of my FMGo 13 solutions to take advantage of new features of FMGo14, I'm glad to have found this out, and it is very quick and easy to convert the header/footer parts to nav parts instead :-) Hope you find it useful too....
  10. Hi Tim, Yep - that was it.... I just needed to add the container to the form view layout... Thank you for your help. Shmuel... Yes, the php code files should be uploaded to your web server... In a lot of standard hosting packages, this is the public_html folder or equivalent.....
  11. Nice one :-) Tried it out on a basic GoDaddy web hosting account connecting to the sample Contacts database being hosted on one of the 'budget' FileMaker hosting companies, and had it up and running in about 5 mins... One thing that doesn't seem to be working quite right is the displaying of container field images in the form view.... They show fine in the list view though... Thank you ... Looking forward to seeing what you are doing with fmFoo... A quick and easy way to enable data collection on web sites direct into FileMaker will be great... Lots of use for that...
  12. Interesting to note that in WebDirect, 'Refresh Portal' actually performs the 'Refresh Window' script step... (according to the help pages)
  13. New forum system looking good :-) Works well on mobile, nice clean modern theme - makes the FM Forums logo banner look dated though! ;-)
  14. Hi Kris, I'm pretty sure that for all of those things it behaves just the same as a non-kiosk-mode file, and pretty much the same as any other app, i.e, calls come in, home button works as normal etc... You can use 'Guided Access' within the iOS Accessibility settings to 'lock' the app open until a passcode is entered if you wish to prevent users switching to other apps etc... Or in a kiosk type setup, use an enclosure that physically denied access to the home button....
  15. I absolutely recommend kiosk mode for FileMaker Go where it is appropriate... It makes it a much more 'app' like experience for the user. Just be aware that you should provide a means to exit the file with a button to 'Close Window', and you will also need to set up a non-admin user account that your users would use - you need this to make kiosk mode kick in anyway... You can also hide toolbars etc so that you provide the entire UI for navigating and interacting with the solution...