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Importing JPEGs into container of existing DB


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Hello,

I am very new to Filemaker and on the verge of getting my boss to buy FMPro7, I greatly appreciate your time and comments. We are doing a documentary about the building of the new UCLA medical center. We have over 180 tapes of footage shot over a seven year period. The tapes were logged using a program called TEP made by Imagine Products and can be exported to element based XML file and a corresponding directory filled with JPEGs of the frame-grabs.

So the ultimate goal is to consolidate all the logs and JPEGs into a master FM database where they can be easily searched, sorted and manipulated. I have downloaded the trail version of FM6 and I

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a 3 line applescript will do the job as well, no need for FM 7:

tell current record

set cell "IMAGE" to file (path & ":" & (cell "PICTURE" as string)) -- imports Pic as reference

end tell

or, if you want to import the Pic into container, you will need GraphicsImporter OSAX

set cell "IMAGE" to giconvert file(path & ":" & (cell "PICTURE" as string))

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