I am investigating moving my database to web direct. To do so I need to get scribe working on fmphost.
I have added a script step to register the plugin - which works fine in self hosted or fmphosted but I still get an error telling me that I need to install the plugin when I try to run it in webdirect.
I have be speaking with fmphost who reported "It turns out the Scribe plugin also needed to be enabled in the FileMaker Server Admin Console. We have enabled the plugin, so it should be working now.".
I am wondering if my license wont work with web direct. My license is described as "360Works Scribe 2.15 / Upgrade from Single User License to Scribe Workgroup License (Upgrade)".
I'm struggling with the "open url" script step where I am trying to switch between a FileMaker (v17) database in web direct to another website. But rather than opening the web page in the same tab it opens up a new tab. Is there any way to open a web site in a browser in the same tab when using Open URL script step.
Many thanks for your help
I have a solution running on WebDirect. Each record stores a url that needs to be opened in Internet Explorer only and not other browsers. I know that I can call that url and it will open it in users default web browser. Is there any way of opening it in Internet explorer, no matter what is the default browser?
I wasn't sure how to title this question, but here's my question:
I have a software protection solution for my runtime product - I use Eleckey from Sciensoft. The basic licensing function works as an EXE wrapper. and I have that implemented fine, integrates with my software seller and my self-hosted activation server. All good.
However, advanced features (such as being able to activate specific features) require adding code to the solution - they support several languages, including C#, VB.NET, VC.NET, VB, VC++, Delphi, and C++ Builder. I'm trying to figure out if there's any way a filemaker runtime could communicate with an external program built using one of these. In other words, if I could build a separate application that incorporated the advanced license code, is there some way a runtime could talk to it - as an alternative to actually incorporating that code in the filemaker solution itself.
Even better would be some kind of plugin that let me incorporate that code directly in the solution in some way - but I haven't come across anything like that.
So I created a solution in Filemaker Pro and its appearance looks great.... until I open it in WebDirect on a web browser. Fields are cut off at the bottom, styles like Condense condense wrong, and rectangle boxes don't show at their full size. Also, the padding spacing on radio buttons is completely ignored.
I've tried three different browsers: Safari, Firefox, and Google Chrome, and all show the exact same results. The only way I am even remotely able to change the appearance for the WebDirect browser page is by scrubbing out all the style changes (mostly Condense) and that still only changes about 20% of the inconsistencies.
Thank you for any help.