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QR Code generation using Javascript and Webviewer works great on desktop, but does not work in FM Go. Help!


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I have a solution that is using the BRILLIANT offline QR generator found here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/filemakertips/permalink/636169319785317/

Google Drive link if you don't have facebook: https://drive.google.com/file/d/17SYNdOdkKQX4troqeA-BFzg3B2y22JLR/view?usp=sharing

It works great on my mac, but I cannot get it working on any version of Filemaker Go on my ipad or iphone.

Any idea on where to start digging to see what the issue is?

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I've tried it on FM Go 16, 18, and 19.

If fails on all of them. It's definitely a platform issue.

If that link is correct

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--iOS: You can't access local files from data scheme, even in the temporary path.

That is probably where it's failing. I'm no javascript pro, but I assume that the script writes to a temporary path when it draws the SVG.

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I'm no JS pro either.

Check out qrserver.com

It's an online solution but you could collect lots of qrcodes to use later.

Unfortunately I need a fully offline solution.

 

I did find this:

https://community.claris.com/en/s/question/0D53w000054ISFOCA4/java-script-files-js-local-storage

 

Where the OP is using the exact same js script to create QR codes, and claims to have it working on FM Go. So, it is possible.

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1 hour ago, bcooney said:

What about using the barcode creator?

I just took a look at that. It seems crazy slow compared to the solution I'm trying to get working. I will, however, keep it in mind if I can't figure out the solution to my issue.

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