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.
Trying to display a pdf stored on the iPad AT A SPECIFIC PAGE NUMBER or 'DESTINATION' tag within the pdf document from FMGo. I've tried both a Webviewer and Open URL call but the #page= and #destinationtag appended to the filepath (eg //MyFile.pdf#page=20) is ignored. Any ideas how to open and display a PDF at specific page?
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Greets, everybody! Please refer to the attached.
What I want to do is set a conditional formatting calc so that if there's an overlap of time for a reserved court (as shown in the attachment), the records within that overlap will turn red to signal the user that there's a time conflict. How do I pull this off? (I have yet to figure how to prevent that from happening in the first place, but I'm guessing I could re-engineer the needed calc so that when a new record is created, it will search for a time conflict before being recorded.)
I'm guessing that the answer involves converting the date and time into a concatenated string of numbers then using the MIN and MAX calcs to see if they fall within a range; I also suspect that a self-join table (or e-SQL?) will be needed as well, but I'm just stymied on how to move forward with this thing.
TIA for your help!
I am using Filemaker Pro 17. I have created a container field with 'interactive content (PDF, MP3, etc.)' checked in the Data tab in the Inspector. PDF's won't upload. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Adobe Reader DC. I've tried other PDF files and they just won't load. What am I doing wrong? (I've done is successfully in the past with Filemaker 15 with the exact same PDF files). I'm using a MacBook Pro with MacOS Mojave Version 10.14.2 (18C54).