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We have containers that we drag and drop PDFs into, that are externally stored and the field on the layout is formatted as a PDF. I know I've done this in the past where I wrote a little script that sets a temporary path and when it's clicked the enduser can view in Adobe. The script is simple: it sets the a variable to a temporary path, then exports the field contents to automatically open. I cannot get the script to work. It seems so simple... maybe my mind isn't working right today.

So my next idea was to make popover button with the pdf container in, interactive so when the user clicks on the popover you see the PDF within Filemaker, that does not work either. I tried this both on a mac and a pc.

I'm sure I'm missing something.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Caroline

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I'm sure I'm missing something.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Caroline

Nevermind all I was a Pandemic moment and wasn't thinking right, it works now.

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