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IdealData

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  1. Thanks Laretta. Now i just need my download links that are now 72 hours overdue!
  2. Can you point me to this new script step in the online help guide please. https://help.claris.com/en/pro-help/#page/FMP_Help%2Findex.html
  3. Sounds brilliant - but I can't find it in the online help.
  4. All of the curl commands require a space before them so, & "--data-binary @$file\"" & Char(13)&Char(10) should be & " --data-binary @$file\"" & Char(13)&Char(10) I'm not convinced you need the CR/LF pairs. Also, have you tried running the curl command manually - from the command prompt?
  5. Is the Content-Type correct? If this is PDF should it be application/pdf?
  6. In your child file you need to capture the script parameter. Are you doing that? Set Variable [$sp = Get(ScriptParameter)]
  7. If your object is appearing on all panels then it is not inside the slide control at all. A quick test is to move the slide control and if the object moves with it then it is inside the slide control, otherwise it is outside. I have found that when you drag/drop an object then it will place it inside the slide control, however other methods of object movement (alignment, setting the position manually) do not place the object inside the slide control - merely at the position specified. I suppose FM can't determine which control panel to place the object in if you simply specify the position bec
  8. Aaaahh... of course you're executing an SQL command however it will use the fmapp privilege set because you're not going through the ODBC driver, it is actually an FMP command, but using the plugin. So, ODBC not required. Must be a permissions thing. Interesting you can access the security setting but not the script workspace - custom menus??
  9. So, now you know how to add TOs to your file then why not establish a relationship to it? Relationships can be sorted, so you can get a reverse sorted table to access the end of the table first. AFAIK FM relationships can be cached, however SQL is never cached. The report to XLSX is fairly slow, try CSV instead.
  10. Or even consider HOSTING options - there's plenty around, just google "filemaker hosting". Your single file requirement and low user count is ideal for this.
  11. I have been victim of this may times too. As far as I understand it FMS runs the http service with settings that are generated during the FMS install. Sadly, when macOS updates then the http service may be left incompatible with the FMS settings. You mention that the WPE doesn't start automatically is one I have witnessed too. Ultimately this needs a re-install. Personally I turn off OS-updates and Java updates too. Purists might reckon I'm leaving the machine "exposed", but I don't really want to be a slave to the machine! I've also managed to work out manual starting of the web ser
  12. Quite right comment. For the OPs benefit I was showing how to write the code in a simplified form which is easier to read and therefore debug.
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