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Stickybeak

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About Stickybeak

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  • Birthday 08/07/1961

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    Barrister
  • Industry
    Legal
  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Sydney, Australia
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    Rugby

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    http://www.robertsheldon.com.au

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  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • FM Application
    16 Advanced

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  • OS Platform
    Mac
  • OS Version
    Sierra

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  1. See answers in body of message above ~ I am trying to archive a file which is in a dropbox folder to a dropbox folder.
  2. I am trying to create an archive functionality in FMP 17. In the demo when I fill in all the relevant fields and click "zip" a file is created (with the wrong name and no zip extension) and Filemaker then hangs requiring an external quit. the same happens when I test the process in my solution. Any ideas?
  3. I am evaluating 360works email plugin and when getting messages from an office365 server I get the following error "java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException: -99"...If I click OK it reduces to "98" but then increases: I assume its retrieving messages and this is the count. Any ideas?
  4. Stickybeak

    services wanted Mailit or 360works email

    I have a pretty simple document generation and management solution to which I would like to add an email capability. I would like to be able to have my email attachments dealt with FileMaker so as to be given a unique name and allow me to save them to my HD all in Macintosh. Any body interested in taking on this task for me? I will buy whichever plugin will do the best job or suits the successful consultant. Management_Clone.fmp12
  5. Thanks for your input. I looked at aws and it was about the same. Also a 360works plugin would not work. i think my problem is because FileMaker decided to change the “purchase” model to one which doesn’t really work for amateurs like me. I’ve been with it since it first appeared on pc’s and its availability on Mac when I switched years ago was a factor in my decision to switch. reading between the lines of your replies I am going to be left high and dry shortly. None of the online substitutes like Airtable are as flexible.
  6. I’ll keep playing. Thanks.
  7. I am with FMPHost and if I try to open my solution in fmp17 it tells me its not compatible - so I have to go over to fmp17 hosting which is 4 times more expensive. I have 2 users.
  8. I use my solution on 2 different desktop machines. What I can't work out is how to go to the dropbox folder on each in the first place (i.e. the relative path (I think - Im an amateur)) - obviously the folder/file structure inside dropbox is the same on both machines. can you get the files in subfolders in a single calc too?
  9. I am wondering if there is a way for file manipulator to "know" the path to dropbox and folders inside it so it can automatically tell me what files are in named folders within dropbox. At the moment I have to refresh a get files calculation.
  10. Has the recent Mac update broken filmmaker 16? I would love to move to 17 but the cost of hosting it on any of the hosting services is prohibitive. Is filemaker forsaking me and driving me to airtable?
  11. Thanks for the help. FMPHost tell me: "Yes, this is what I was afraid of. Scribe is killing WebD. I will remove the copy of the plugin from web publishing location. But, as you can see, it won't stay toggled on in the admin console. I had a customer back in November who had this exact issue and 360Works had to issue him a patched plugin." any ideas?
  12. Thanks for your reply. I suspect I am missing something.....because I am using a server hosted by someone other than me (I think that's the reason) I cannot get access to the folder path you mention. FMPhost have told me that they have enabled to plugin. Thanks for your reply. I have upgraded to an enterprise license. But still giving me the same error message
  13. I am investigating moving my database to web direct. To do so I need to get scribe working on fmphost. I have added a script step to register the plugin - which works fine in self hosted or fmphosted but I still get an error telling me that I need to install the plugin when I try to run it in webdirect. I have be speaking with fmphost who reported "It turns out the Scribe plugin also needed to be enabled in the FileMaker Server Admin Console. We have enabled the plugin, so it should be working now.". I am wondering if my license wont work with web direct. My license is described as "360Works Scribe 2.15 / Upgrade from Single User License to Scribe Workgroup License (Upgrade)". Any ideas?
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