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  1. FM 16 bottom toolbar

    Ok, yes, you're right. That put me onto the (clunky) solution for me. I already have a keybaord shortcut set to switch from the custom menu to the standard one. If I do that keyboard shortcut first, then the ctrl-alt-s works. Not as easy as just clicking one button as before but it will work, thanks!
  2. FM 16 bottom toolbar

    It ends up being extra work either way. Either I modify the login scripts to recognize me and put the menus back or I add a special button bar and hide it for everyone but me. All because of a new "feature". They should have just left it alone but apparently forgot to consult me.
  3. doughemi esplained what I was suggesting
  4. FM 16 bottom toolbar

    What is that word you keep using? I do not think it means what you think it means. lol. That's exactly what I'm saying. FM 15 works just fine. ctrl-alt-s doesn't work in 15 either but I hit the toggle button and wa-bam. I think the difference is that I see the menus in 15 but I do not see them in 16. I'm kind of not liking 16 but when FileMaker gives you lemons at least it isn't MS Access...
  5. FM 16 bottom toolbar

    ctrl-alt-s does nothing on the screen in question. I don't think shortcuts work if the menu is off.
  6. Create a relationship with a reverse date sort and only show the first record?
  7. I have a similar problem as I mentioned in another thread. Mine's even worse, though. I have FileMaker running digital signs. By default I turn off all toolbars and menus. In FM 16 I would then just hit the button in the bottom toolbar to bring the menus back and switch to a standard menu when I needed to work on the file. Can't do that anymore! I also REGULARLY used the menu in the bottom toolbar to switch between modes. Can't do that anymore either. It is really a pain now. I am not liking 16 very much. If it wasn't for the ability to create PDFs from the server I wouldn't even be considering switching. But so far that seems to be irrelevant because I can't get a critical web viewer to render to PDF in 16. /rant
  8. FM 16 bottom toolbar

    From what I can see once you turn off the menus there is no way to get them back, even with Advanced. I have no buttons because for most instances where this is an issue there are no buttons, no menus, no navigation. I used to hit the bottom toolbar menu to bring them back.
  9. I have several reports that use Google Charts displayed through a web viewer to display a "'gas gauge" type of chart. This is a very popular style for our dashboard reports to the point where it is a requirement. I originally started using them in FileMaker 14 and they worked great. When FileMaker 15 came out they wouldn't work at first but then did after an update to the code. I'm now testing Filemaker 16 and they're back to not working properly. They do display on the screen just fine but if you try to print preview, print, or Send to PDF they do not show. Does anybody have experience with this or know if a setting changed in FMPA 16 that could be causing them to not print?
  10. Thank you..

    Good luck. So far for me it has been a Factory of Crashness. I've had 3 full crashes and multiple times it was locked up for long intervals since working with it today. Also had a crash yesterday after first installing it and trying it for an hour or so.
  11. FM 16 bottom toolbar

    I'm old and I fear change... Is there any way to get the bottom toolbar back in FM16? I used it ALL THE TIME to change layout modes, change zoom level, and turn the top ribbon on and off. In fact, I have one solution that I couldn't edit at all in FM16 because there was no way to access the menus. I ended up going back to FM15 and telling it that when my account logged in to turn the menus back on so that I could work with the file. I used to just log in, click the icon to turn the top ribbon on, and then switch to standard menus as needed. Also, my Alt-tab functionality is pretty much ruined now that each window shows up separately. I also don't like that the window order in the window list re-sorts with the current window at the top. My OCD is going mental today... But it is all worth it to have the old behavior (don't even remember the version) back where selecting multiple objects shows you the position of the group without having to actually group and ungroup them! lol. But anyway, is there an option I can't find that would turn that bottom toolbar back on?
  12. That was it, thanks guys! :-)
  13. I just loaded FileMaker Pro 16 and it doesn't look like running a script from a URL works anymore. I currently have several email notifications that send out which include a link if a person wants more information about the notification. It has been working fine but in 16 I get "Your access privileges do not allow you to perform this action." My privilege set is [Full Access] so not sure what it is talking about. Is there a setting somewhere in 16? FWIW, I'm still on FMS 15. Not upgrading until I've testing all core functionality.
  14. I can't figure this out so I thought I'd see if anyone could shed some light. I have a pricing database solution that includes 4 tables relevant to this issue. The Customer table contains all of the customer records. There is a record for each customer's location in this table (called a SHIPTO). Every customer will have a customer number and a SHIPTO code that identifies the particular location. There is an inventory table that list all of our inventory. Each record there is uniquely identified by an ITEMNUMBER. There is a pricing table where a custom price can be specified for that customer. Pricing can vary by location. The pricing table is a SQL table in another sytem. There is a temporary pricing table where the person doing the entry works on modifying prices. Once they are done, any changes are saved from the temp table over to the live table. There are various reasons for this but the bottom line is that I do not want users directly touching the live SQL data. What I have set up is that when someone wants to enter custom pricing they select a customer. They are then taken over to the inventory table and two globals are set, one for the customer number and one for the shipto code. Any current pricing is copied over to the temporary pricing table. The temporary pricing table is related to the inventory table by item number (ITEMNUMBER = ITEMNUMBER), customer number (gCUSTNUMBER = CUSTNUMER), and shipto (gSHIPTOCODE = SHIPTOCODE). I have the relationship set to allow records to be created in the temp table via the relationship. All of that is working fine. The problem I'm having is that I have a button set to show only the inventory items that have been assigned a custom price. If I hit that button it shows every item that has a corresponding record in the temp table whether it is a valid relationship or not (someone else could be pricing items for another customer). Similarly, if I query a specific price it shows all items with that price even if not in the current relationship. To illustrate: I'm working on Customer 1, shipto 1. I have 5 items priced. Another person is working on Customer 2, shipto 2. That person has 10 different items priced. So, there are 15 records in the temp table. If I query for all items with a price > 0 I'm getting 15 inventory items returned. Only my 5 will actually show prices on the screen (correctly). If I query for a specific price, such as $19.99, and I have one item at that price but the second person has two items at that price, my found set will show 3 items. Only my item will show the price and the other two will be blank. I have no idea how this is possible. FileMaker is showing the correct relational price seems to be ignoring the global parts of the relationship for queries. I have tried clearing the indexes but no luck. Any ideas?
  15. Web viewers not working

    And it suddenly started working again.

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