Learn How to Easily Set Up MirrorSync!
We are walking you through the simple setup of 360Works MirrorSync in just 10 minutes! In this video, you will learn helpful tips and tricks in the MirrorSync configuration with 360Works Support Lead, Ryan DeMaeyer.
MirrorSync is an elegant synchronization product that can sync between any combination of FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Go, FileMaker Server, SQL database (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, or any database that supports JDBC), WordPress, Salesforce, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon RedShift.
MirrorSync 6 was recently released. The new major version 6 ships with server-to-server sync improvements where developers can make changes easier, automatic file transfers between servers, automatic version updates between servers, safer syncs, better handling of large files, easy migration, no longer requires Java to be pre-installed, allows for unlimited tables, leverages new FileMaker features for faster container field syncs, and much more!
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Scribe 4 - FileMaker OCR Scanning Demo Video
Today, we wanted to share a practical way to use the new FileMaker OCR and PDF integration features in Scribe 4. If you have a stack of paper with information you need to access from FileMaker, you can easily automate this process with Scribe.
In this demo video, we will show how you can scan in a stack of paper and extract the text (using OCR) into FileMaker, and have it on individual (spliced) PDF pages.
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New Major Version Release: 360Works Scribe 4! Experience OCR functionality, PDF merge, and improvements for Excel and Word integration in FileMakerBy 360Works
New Major Version Release:
We are excited to announce a new major version of a popular 360Works plug-in, introducing Scribe 4! 360Works Scribe is the ultimate document automation plug-in for FileMaker; it allows integration with Word, Excel, and PDF documents. In this release, we are taking it to the next level by adding in the ability to read your scanned documents, such as receipts, forms, or contract PDF files, with OCR (Optical Character Recognition) functionality. Additionally, we added features to allow you to merge PDFs and get meta-data from them, plus multiple fixes for existing functionality in Scribe.
New OCR Functionality
Scribe 4 ships with brand new OCR functionality to read your scanned documents and extract text to be added into FileMaker. For example, a law firm can scan in loads of paper legal contracts and have the text extracted and imported into the appropriate FileMaker records! Scribe leverages the technology of Amazon Textract which goes beyond simple OCR by not only extracting text but also identifying key information like the contents of fields in forms.
Click here for a cool demo file showing how to use this new OCR functionality in Scribe!
New PDF Merge Feature
We added two new functions to merge and manipulate PDFs with Scribe. For example, if you have a couple of PDFs stored in container fields, the new function ScribePDFMerge allows the two PDFs to be merged together. The new ScribePDFSplice function allows a multi-page PDF to be split up into smaller PDFs. This is beneficial if you have containers with multi-page PDFs, and only need to utilize a specific part of the entire PDF file.
Get PDF Meta-Data
You can now get meta-data about a PDF, such as the name of the author and page count. The new ScribeGetPDFAttributes function will return various meta-data about a PDF. This can be helpful if you want to have FileMaker manage PDF files according to the author or number of pages specified in the meta-data.
Multiple Improvements to Existing Functionality
We also made several upgrades to the existing Scribe functionality. When using Excel with Scribe, the Excel cell reading and writing images to Excel cells has been greatly improved. We also made fixes for the ScribeDocSubstitute function for replacing a value.
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Scribe 4 is available now at the Scribe product page. Active maintenance subscribers for Scribe or the 360Works Portfolio Bundle can download new major version 4 at no additional cost. All purchases within the last 12 months are still under an active maintenance subscription. If the maintenance on Scribe has not been renewed within the last 12 months, you will need to purchase a new license to use Scribe 4.
For new license purchases, we have several license types available based on number of users, client-side or server-side usage, and a solution bundle license for developers with a vertical market solution.
A free, fully functional demo is available to test Scribe. While in demo mode, Scribe will run for 2 hours every time you launch FileMaker (or FileMaker Server, for server deployment).
Full pricing, license type information, and the demo version can be accessed at the Scribe product page.
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Fireside FileMaker Podcast: 'Keeping it in Sync' featuring Jesse Barnum on MirrorSync and more!
We have the perfect FileMaker podcast for your listening pleasure as you ease back into the office and start the new year!
Fireside FileMaker is a podcast collaboration between John Mark Osborne and Michael Rocharde discussing FileMaker related topics in a friendly and informative space.
Today, we wanted to share the 'Keeping it in Sync' episode of the podcast with you, featuring Jesse Barnum, President of 360Works, for a conversation on MirrorSync, plugins, FileMaker Cloud, Claris Connect and other interesting FileMaker subjects!
LISTEN HERE *Learn more about the NEW MirrorSync 6 and download here
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MirrorSync 6.04 Released - Important Point Update
A new and important point version for MirrorSync has just been released. We highly recommend all MirrorSync users install this update.
The enhancements made in this version provides several fixes to reported issues as well as a better overall experience with the software.
MirrorSync 6.04 greatly improves the configuration process, provides better error reporting, gives a smoother sever-side initial sync, optimizes performance for HTTP transfers, and makes numerous fixes for fields.
Existing MirrorSync 6 license holders with active maintenance can download this point update at no additional charge using our button below. If you do not own a current MirrorSync license with active maintenance, you can purchase version 6 using the same button below.
Here are a few notable improvements:
Server-side initial syncs now clean up the temporary copies of the database hosted on FileMaker Server if the sync fails Server-side initial syncs now correctly download the external container data associated with the file Now uses larger, more efficient batches when writing tables that have container fields, if the records in that table don't actually have a container value Now works with dot characters (.) in field names for primary key, modification timestamp, or creation timestamp fields Detecting fields during configuration is faster and more reliable, especially for detecting primary keys with required validation enabled Click here for more changes in our complete changelog.
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