I have a text field, with each sentence separated by ¶ .
I would like to create buttons for each line in this field, so that I can copy each line individually (and paste manually in different application for example)
I assume that it's easy to do in calculation with GetValue, and make a script using Get (ScriptParameter) = line number in that field, for each button. ( I ll need only 7-10 lines max).
1. I can't figure out what script function I need to use to make a selective copy...
2. If one of the option is Set Selection function - how would it work in my case?
I created a dashboard with a bunch of buttons, attached script to every button, which allows me navigating to specific record of the Products table. Basically, every script is the same, with minor changes (only record ID field changes).
The process of creating a script to every button is a very time consuming as I need to write a script that a) goes to layout b)finds the certain record
1 "Step: Go to Layout
2 Step: Perform Find"
Is there a way to simplify the task?
By Jonathan Ackerman
is it possible to append text or images to the end of a loaded doc. (not just another document)-
i.e. something like--
$result=ScribeDocAppend ("new stuff")
it seems the function only looks to append other files, not text
what i need is to be able to add custom text to the end of some documents-
not sure how to do this.
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.
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