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Rick Whitelaw

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Rick Whitelaw last won the day on February 14 2017

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About Rick Whitelaw

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    Entertainment
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    Male
  • Location
    Toronto, Canada

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    http://www.rickwhitelaw.com

FileMaker Experience

  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • FM Application
    16 Advanced

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    Mac
  • OS Version
    High Sierra

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  1. Rick Whitelaw

    Stalking Facebook with Filemaker

    This post is identical to a post in Filemaker Community.
  2. Rick Whitelaw

    Table-Based Value List: Can't Retain Names Entered On-The-Fly

    I don’t Understand this. If this is true why use a tool like FileMaker?
  3. I think you mean MBs not gigs.
  4. Rick Whitelaw

    Is anyone making a living off FM?

    You're incorrect.
  5. Rick Whitelaw

    Document Management Solution - Pros / Cons

    Kevin, almost everyone on this forum is a developer of one sort or another. Not always pro, but simply making solutions in FM makes a person a developer.
  6. Rick Whitelaw

    FM15 on Mac Mini

    Or back up using FMS backup to a physically attached external drive and have Time Machine back up that drive. Never use TM to back up "live" files.
  7. Rick Whitelaw

    Normalizing table with too many fields

    Whether hosted or local narrow tables are, imho, the way to go. Much faster for one thing.
  8. Rick Whitelaw

    Can't create pdf

    This message is usually caused by a mistake in the path. What is the exact file path?
  9. I don't think Google search requests are especially relevant here. A thing to realize is that people or businesses are looking for solutions and couldn't give a rat's ass if they run on FileMaker or on some other platform. For that reason I believe it's important to charge for the development of a solution as a whole. The software necessary just happens to be FileMaker. This doesn't deserve more than a line item on an invoice. Also all this assumes the purchaser will NEVER have full access to the solution. Spoken from the point of view of a non professional developer . . . but a pretty good one.
  10. Rick Whitelaw

    Happy New Year

    Happy New Year to all! Wishing you the best for 2017. rick.
  11. Rick Whitelaw

    Happy New Year

    Attention: Before posting in the general discussion forum please review the other forums that would best suit your topic. If you cannot find one then you may delete this text and post your topic in this forum. Happy New Year to all! Wishing you the best for 2017. rick.
  12. Rick Whitelaw

    Server 15.0.3 update & Unmodifiable files

    It's possible the files are paused . Check in the admin console. As well the host machine should be set to never sleep.
  13. Rick Whitelaw

    Relate all family members to each other?

    What are you talking about?
  14. Rick Whitelaw

    Odd WAN login issue

    Attention: Before posting in the general discussion forum please review the other forums that would best suit your topic. If you cannot find one then you may delete this text and post your topic in this forum. I have a multi-file solution on FMS. When logging i (only on WAN) FM sends a garbled username whether from Keychain or manually. I know this from reading the error logs.This only happens on one file over wifi and only from my laptop. My iPad logs in fine. Strange, no?
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