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My end goal is to have a button that, when clicked: 1. Opens a pdf form from my server 2. Fills in the form using data entered into FileMaker (I'm using FileMaker 10) I'm on step one and and trying to use the "Open File" script, however it's not working. Can the "Open File" script be used to open non-Filemaker files, such as PDFs?
I have noticed for quite a while now (a few years) that often when I try to reopen a hosted file that FMPA will spin for 20-30 seconds and respond with "file not available on this server..." error. But upon retrying it a 2nd time, it always comes right up. Anyone else run into this? This has happened on FMS12, 13 and 14 for me. This has been across multiple servers (same client location), different machines/clients, and different files. It has been just a minor annoyance so I haven't tracked it real well: I can't attest to whether it happens every single time I open the file; or perhaps it is only after leaving the office (after properly shutting a file down), and then coming back to the office the next day; or ?? Anyone else had something similar happen? -- Justin
I am using FM 12 adv. I need a way to open a user selected file (Filemaker v12) or a way to put that file on the Relationship Graph. Once the user selects the file, I know and have captured the path and file name in a global variable: $$Path. What is the best way to do this? Thanks