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  1. Another article https://app.works/why-cant-i-view-pdfs/
  2. Quick way to convert non-interactive PDF's to interactive.... https://www.teamdf.com/blogs/change-containers-from-files-to-interactive-content-in-an-instant/
  3. yes there are many ways to export the contents of SC. loop and export contents to a new folder structure go to the server and copy the SC folder that will have the all the contents. export the linking information and the url path as excel developer should be able to match files to data.
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    text calc displaying as zero

    i completely forgot about that!
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    text calc displaying as zero

    i am not sure how this even evaluates with out escaping the quotes, unless you ignoring smart quotes? "sar_periods = {""1m"": ""1D"", ""2m"": ""1D"", ""3m"": ""1D"", ""5m"": ""1D"", ""10m"": ""1D"", ""15m"": ""1D"", ""20m"": ""1D"", ""30m"": ""3D"", ""60m"": ""1D"", ""120m"": ""1D"", ""240m"": ""2D"", ""1D"": ""5D""}" & ¶ & another option would be: InsertText ( to a variable ) script step as $template (No need for quotes or & or ¶ [%A%] security_name = %b% security_type = %c% account = %d% sar_timeframe = & %e% sar_timeframe_switch = %f% sar_periods = %g% sar_incremental_step %h% sar_max_step = %i% ma_timeframe = %j% ma_slow = %k% ma_fast = %l% order_size = %m% activate = %n% Then substitute for each place holder. Substitute ( $template ; [ "%a% ; #_security_name ] ; [ "%b% ; #_security_name ] ; ..... )
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    Launching apps in Go

    you can download the short cut (on your iOS) Shortcut then in FMGo use in script step OpenURL shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Calculator
  7. Ocean West

    text calc displaying as zero

    You can use & ¶ & in all instances vs & "¶" & as a single pilcrow will evaluate ( you have some with and without ) Or start from line two and like "[" & #_security_name & "]" & "¶security_name = " & #_security_name & "¶security_type = " & #_security_type &
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    Launching apps in Go

    not all apps have a url scheme like FMGo, you may Try using the "shortcuts://" and then build a shortcut to open the calculator. https://support.apple.com/guide/shortcuts/about-url-schemes-apd621a1ad7a/ios https://ios.gadgethacks.com/news/always-updated-list-ios-app-url-scheme-names-0184033/
  9. Ocean West

    Modifier key problems

    What is not true? something in that thread restarting doesn't remedy the issue not OS issue but a FileMaker issue ignoring inputs from OS?
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    FileMaker Adobe InDesign Integration​​​​​​​​

    Joseph Great Article I've done both routes, the XML and the Plugin Used the XML method how we produced these posters for DevCon I can honestly recommend EasyCatalog and FileMaker!
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    HEIC iphone images

    Ryan if you have an iPhone with iOS 11 or greater that's the default image & video format https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207022
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    Insert PDF

    The Plugin: https://baseelementsplugin.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115002990887-BaseElements-Plugin The Function: https://baseelementsplugin.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/207324927-BE-FileSelect You would install it on each machine which you can also do with putting the plugin (mac or pc) into container fields the use the Install Plugin script step to make sure the plugin is installed when the user starts the database on that computer for the first time. Then your script on the button to insert file would run the function and then you'd get a path to the file where you can use that from a variable and then use the insert file script step.
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    Insert PDF

    use BaseElements Plugin you will allow to prompt user for a file folder path or a file.
  14. Ocean West

    Modifier key problems

    This issue I have found myself it's more tied to macOS - where FileMaker going deaf to the active modifier keys.
  15. Ocean West

    FMP13 and FMP17 clients together

    Yes it is impossible to open v13 with v17 or vice versa via peer to peer hosting. FileMaker only maintains 3 versions of compatibility, where as v13 was end of life on Sep 18, 2017 https://www.filemaker.com/support/product-availability.html
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