I am working on a script that will build a document based on a value from a drop down list.
I have a layout that contains a Document Subtype. If a certain subtype is selected from the drop down list for this record, then I want my script to be able to pull from a specific container holding the appropriate document for that type. Then I can use Doc Append to combine the two documents. Each document would be custom then to the subtype.
I'm pretty new at FileMaker so I'm still trying to figure a lot of things out and still trying to understand how to put things together and why it will/will not work.
I was originally using Case but then I realized that was probably not the correct thing to do. It would either append both types of documents or one, but it wasn't always the correct one.
Any guidance would be greatly appreciated.
If this helps, I want something that will do this:
If Subtype = a, b, or c, then append Doc 1
If subtype = d, e, or f, then append Doc 2
and so on...
Hello FM experts,
this is a concept step for a more complex script but I need a script that has 2 independent features:
1: it selects the field it is attached to as a button
2: it can be attached to any arbitrary field and it does the same on that field.
The imaginary script step would be this:
Select field [the one I am attached to] The problem I am running into is that "go to field" can not be defined by calculation, while "go to object" gets confusing between the script and the field being grouped, as the problem detailed here [https://www.soliantconsulting.com/blog/story-about-go-to-object] seems to be a complicating factor.
I've been using CloudMail for a couple of years now to send marketing campaigns for my company. Just recently I have moved to remote hosting with AWS and now my server is offsite I have noticed some performance issues with cloudmail and a few other areas of my solution.
To address these issues I have started using server-side scripts to perform labour intensive tasks such as creating bulk records (20,000) at one time. This has resulted in excellent performance once again.
The problem I can't seem to fix is sending my email campaigns using server-side scripts. I have confirmed the plugin is installed etc on the server and with quite a bit of trial and error, I am still unable to send the campaigns.
Does anyone have a sample script they use, or any advise how I can get this working?
I appreciate any help and thanks in advance
My solution is build according to the 'separation model', so I would like to keep control of the local file containing the layout and presentation of the data hosted in the server.
I wonder if I could have a script to control wether the local file gets its structure, layout or scripting modified, so I need a function to control when a change to the file has been made before giving it a version number. When the file gets open only to work with the hosted data it's not a new version.
Hi all, I have a requirement to reduce the size of a database by removing records from the work system and importing them into an offline archive system but don't know how to automate the scripting between the files.
Database 1 is a work system where, among other things, service records are created during a service and any problems found during the service are annotated and photographed on mobile devices. At the end of the service a summary report of all actions carried out and any problems that require the customers attention is produced, signed by the customer and emailed to them.
With about 450-600 photographs taken each month the file size will ballon very quickly so I have created a new database which is a duplicate of the photos file which contains all the required information to link to both a customer, particular service and operator and I want to find records in the work database which are over a certain number of days old, open the external file and import those records then return to the work file and delete the found set.
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