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Agnes Riley

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About Agnes Riley

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  • Birthday 02/27/1971

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    Sr. Application Developer
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    IT
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    Female
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    CA
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    Photography, motorcycling, people, technology.

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    http://www.soliantconsulting.com

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    Expert
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    16 Advanced

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  1. Agnes Riley

    Sorting Value List based on Field

    Hey Lee, Works for me. And I'm not logged in and I can view it. Some of his videos are public. Cheers, Agnes
  2. Agnes Riley

    Sorting Value List based on Field

    See if this helps you: https://www.filemakermagazine.com/videos/ultimate-value-list-control Otherwise I would build a portal for users to select from. Value Lists are sort of antiquated and frustrating in FileMaker.
  3. Agnes Riley

    Sorting Value List based on Field

    I think the only way is to sort your relationship in a way you want.
  4. Agnes Riley

    Date Calculation

    Dates calculate in days. So if you need to calculate a month from now you need to enter yourDate + 30 to get that. Ther are a lot of custom functions on briandunning.com if you need something more complicated.
  5. Agnes Riley

    Non-existing support?

    That just dawned on me as I saw the response. 360works has great support!
  6. Agnes Riley

    Non-existing support?

    Agreed. But you can use Skype or a lot of other services to make a VOIP call. You need to get their attention.
  7. Agnes Riley

    Non-existing support?

    Call their phone number: (855) SEEDCODE. They are just like any other shop, sometimes busy and sometimes emails get lost in the vortex.
  8. Agnes Riley

    Progress Bar / Wait Card Window

    Yo can use a simple code in a webviewer to do this. You'll have to feed it where the bar should be at certain lines of your script. It works nicely. Alternatively you can use a button bar to do this now: https://www.soliantconsulting.com/blog/filemaker-button-bar-as-progress-indicator There's this: http://www.modularfilemaker.org/module/prbr-progress-bar/ There is also this: http://www.filemakerprogurus.com/filemaker-16-progress-bar/ Cheers!
  9. With BE and MBS you can rename files and do all kinds of manipulation. It might take awhile to perfect things but they will work. Last I built a process when the Excel file was basically reconstructed from FileMaker and then FTPd to a server. It's crazy cool. So I don't recommend you give up. Get some help, automate what you need. :-)
  10. Silly question, have you converted the path to BE path? There's a function for that if I remember correctly. @IdealData recommended the path change, but you haven't confirmed you did it.
  11. Agnes Riley

    Counting portal entries - modified

    Does the "qty "indicated 2 for a paired game? Cause if yes, then Fitch's answer is the correct one for an unfiltered portal.
  12. Hi Gilbert, There's a tiny box when you double-click the script step (Perform Script on Server) called "optional script parameters": That is where you need to enter your parameter. It could be a variable ($variable) or just text in quotes. Don't forget that you can't debug on the server, so you'll want to add error trapping very often and send yourself a mail if something can fail. Also, you might want to Exit the server script with a parameter, if you need to pass it back to your original script: Exit Script (parameter). And in your original script then you'll have to get that parameter back by: Get (ScriptResult). Hope this helps, Agi
  13. Agnes Riley

    Counting portal entries - modified

    Is it a filtered portal or not? If it's not filtered, this is pretty simple. You can get a count of Ids from the parent table: Count ( your portal::iD ). If it's a filtered portal, you'll need to duplicate that portal and just show one record in the duplicated portal. Create a summary field in your child table of the record Ids. Put that in your filtered portal copy. Make sure the filtering matches the original portal.
  14. Agnes Riley

    Script loses related records

    HI Asu, Have you run your script in the debugger? As a general rule of thumb I stay away from Go To Related Record in FileMaker. It can be missing a layout (or field) and you won't know until you open the script step and see what's wrong. I prefer to search and find the records I need. It's also a way that can be easily debugged. And it can't get me in trouble. :-) I know a lot of people love it but I've seen it fail on me several times, so I thought I'd let you know. Agi
  15. Well, then you'll just have to concatenate the information you need. Table::Field1 & "_" & Table::Field2 & "_" & Table::Field3. Not sure why you'd need the clip name twice. Because the clip itself should have that name, that you can get with Get ( AsText ).
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