How will I approach to delete all records in a table where the container is empty.
I tried a few scripts but ran into problems with most of them.
Loop stayed in a loop
I tried calculating container length and delete if length is zero, but the field does not calculate to a zero even if i set default to zero
By Jhon Doe
i'm new in filemaker, i'm using filemaker 17 and currently i'm involve in a proyect but i have a problem that i can't resolve, maybe someone of you have had the same problem.
I'm saving images in base64 format in a database to show them in a layout with web viewer,that doesn't has any problem, the problem is that i'm using a portal and i didn't know that portals don't support web viewer. I have to display those images but i can't remove the portal since i didn't do that layout and it has scripts using it along with the portal, is there a way to show images saved in base64 without use web viewer? (I've already tried to use container field but it only show a "?" image 😓 )
My English is not the best but I tried my best ,Thanks for your help
I'm using trying to add an image to a PDF in Scribe, the process works well, however the image I'm using is a PNG with transparency.
The image is stored in FM and the transparency is retained, if I export the field contents, it is retained too.
When the image is added to the PDF, it loses the transparency, and the are replaced with white, which means I can't see what's under it.
Has anyone else had this issue? Is it resolved/resolvable, or is this something where I need to find an alternative solution?
By Dean Ingram
I am trying to get a page count from a PDF file stored in a container field. ScribeDocLoad is successful. Next I'm attempting to use ScribeDocReadValue to get the PDFPageCount. The variable $LastPage is set to ScribeDocReadValue( "PDFPageCount" )
This parameter, or any other of the metadata values listed in the documentation, results in an error like "Reading values is not supported for the file PDFPageCount"
The documentation reads like this:
Am I fundamentally misunderstanding what this is supposed to do? The PDF file has no formal "fields." Its just a scanned PDF.
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...