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  1. Yes, you're right that with the cluster feature enabled, you're at crossed purposes with the size set to 1. Really it's intended to be set to more than one. It would be possible to do without the cluster feature added, but this bundle isn't set up for that use case.
  2. Yes, the display issue when there is too much data in the right or left column is something you'll need to deal with by either consolidating your data, or enlarging the screen, as the Sankey implementation just doesn't handle that very gracefully.
  3. The brief load, followed by the error, suggests maybe you have an unexpected script trigger or something else going on. Make sure you're only loading it once.
  4. Hello again, I've set up a simple demo file in which I've enabled WebDirect, and deployed a selection of scripts from Carafe Kitchen 3.1.1. The Full Access credentials are admin:admin I uploaded it to FileMaker Server 17, 18, and 19 and tested in in Chrome and Safari (FireFox is not supported by WebDirect). They all open fine. If you're having troubles with WebDirect, make sure you've deployed your bundle with Carafe Kitchen 3.1.1 or higher. We did have an earlier version of 3.x which didn't have the proper encoding for WebDirect. The Full Access cre
  5. Hi again Dave, I'm attaching a carafe bundle which you can import into Carafe Kitchen. Soon this will also be published on Carafe.FM, and we'll retire the two separate versions. Just to wrap your head around the steps for deploying a bundle, maybe take a look at this video. It's talking about running a mapping bundle, but the process of creating the json in your loader script and passing it as the parameter to the deployed bundle script are the same. Just keep in mind that subsequent to this video we renamed the FileMaker utility "Carafe Kitchen" whereas the video shows it as j
  6. Hi Dave, Thanks for your interest in Carafe! As it happens, the two datatables bundles we have up there are two of the very first proofs of concept, and they aren't very configurable. In fact, we have a new consolidated datatables bundle in the works, and I'll dig that up today, and see if it's ready to publish officially. Even if it's not, I'll attach a pre-release version here for you to mess with. Jeremiah
  7. You can definitely use Carafe with very little training to implement an existing bundle that someone in the community has already developed. It's only if you are looking to do something that the community hasn't already created where you'd need to get in a bit deeper. One way or another, if you want a custom JavaScript solution, you will need to figure out how to go about accomplishing your goal. As an alternative to tackling JavaScript development yourself, you could just work on the requirements and partner with someone who already knows JavaScript.
  8. This is important to know, because the WebDirect client is whatever version of Server you have.
  9. @Digital_Impressions what version of FileMaker Server are you on? It's hard to tell from your movie, so just to confirm, that is of a WebDirect screen? Which browser? You're going to want to be able to look at the browser's console to see what's going on. If you're on Windows, IE, you can use the F12 developer tool that comes with Windows. See https://youtu.be/yxozls1glHM?t=368 (at 6:08 for instructions on how to find this). All other browsers will have a developer mode you can enable which can help you track down errors like this. In any case, if @Jesse LaVere or I get the chance, w
  10. Hello @"... you mean these fans?", thanks for your interest in Carafe. What you're describing sounds like it could potentially be a custom use case for JavaScript in the web viewer, so in that case, yes, absolutely. Carafe could be part of the solution. But Carafe is only a delivery mechanism. What you need to figure out first is exactly what features and behaviors you want. Often a good place to start is to research what existing JavaScript libraries are out there which you might be able to take advantage of. If you identify one, or if you hire a JavaScript developer to build you a custom one
  11. Interesting. Well first off I suggest that you download Carafe Kitchen 3.1.1 which is the latest version. https://carafe.fm/downloads/ We did actually have a deployment bug with WebDirect encoding, and I'd have to research to find out which specific version the fix was in, but there's a good chance you have a version with that bug in it.
  12. Thank you both for your questions. There is nothing inherently incompatible with Web Viewers and Web Direct. The problems you are experiencing could either be with the bundle implementation itself, or something with how Carafe is or is not properly handling encoding for WebDirect. Could you both comment back with details about which version of Carafe Kitchen you are using, and for @smower which bundle(s) you're trying?
  13. I'm not sure I agree here. Perhaps an API interface file could ship with some example scripts, but if this type of thing is baked into the core Carafe.fmp12 file, you'd either have to live with exactly one set of use cases, or always have to port your mods over to it any time the core file is updated. On the other hand, if you maintain a separate API file, you would be much more likely to be able to retain specialized use cases like the automation integration you are going for without skipping updates to the core file.
  14. Very cool idea. Simple to add some URLs as you suggest, so I'll include some in 3.1.0 As far as the specific suggestions you've made, I'll end up doing a few things slightly differently. I'll comment on them in order. Referencing the home page for Carafe makes sense The "author" in Workdpress differs from the bundle creator. The author is effectively the publisher entity, and (as in fact is the case) can represent multiple creators. So I think this isn't a huge advantage over the prior and next links. I'll probably leave this out. Bundle "homepage" is a new feature of
  15. In case you missed it, we recently released a new major version of Carafe. Check out my blog post with a summary of what's new https://www.soliantconsulting.com/blog/carafe-3-update/ We also put out some new video content along with the v3 release including these two videos: A 2 minute demonstration of adding a Carafe bundle to an existing FileMaker solution. https://www.soliantconsulting.com/soliant-tv/deploy-carafe-v3-bundles-video/ A half hour how-to showing the steps for wiring up your existing FileMaker solution to provide the required data structure for the updated Goo
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