Jump to content

kiosk mode window size


dmaxj
 Share

This topic is 5602 days old. Please don't post here. Open a new topic instead.

Recommended Posts

Hi, all!!!

I am using the developer utilities to ENABLE KIOSK mode for non-admin accounts.

Here are my steps:

-Tools->Developer Utilities

-Add my database file

-Rename my file ( just in case)

-Select my project folder

-Select overwrite matching files

-Click Solution Options button

--check Create Runtime Solution

--check Enable Kiosk mode for non-admin account

--check Create error logging ( i get no errors.)

CLick OK

Click CREATE

Filemaker processes the info and creates a new folder with the runtime libs in the selected folder.

I open my file and enter my non-admin accountName and password. The screen shrinks to a small window with scroll bars on the bottom and right sides.

Is there a way to fix this?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Disable kiosk and see whether the FMP *application* window is maximised or not.

There is no easy method for controlling the size of the application window.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Yes, the application window is maximized when kiosk mode is disabled.

I seem to be so close to - the window is just so small. My application looks perfect. It's just a small window in the middle of my screen with horizontal and veritcal scroll bars.

Kinda like looking at my application thru a paper towel tube. :)

Regards

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I am puzzled by this as I have invoked kiosk a few times without this issue.

You definitely do not have any 'new window' settings in your startup file that might be resizing things have you. Run with debug on (not in kiosk mode as that overides debug) and check each step to see at which point ANY window appears at the size you are experiencing. ONE of them has to I would think

Phil

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I will try later tonite...

Also, I just thought about this issue: I have dual monitors setup on my machine. Does anyone think that the dual monitor setup from one video card could be my problem???

Link to comment
Share on other sites

This topic is 5602 days old. Please don't post here. Open a new topic instead.

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

  • Similar Content

    • By Tumma K
      Hello, All!

      I am an aspiring developer for Filemaker. The company I work with is stuck in the past working off of Filemaker Pro 4.1

      I was given the task of bringing us up to Filemaker Pro/Server 13. So far my conversion prototypes are successful but we recently had a layout issue that can only be fixed in versions 3-6 (as the file is an .fp3) I work off of a macbook while our network is all Windows 7. In order for me to repair the layouts without tampering our active database, I decided the best option is to repair a copy of our solutions off the network. Unfortunately, when I go to download the trial version of Filemaker Pro 6 off of the respected website, the file is corrupt! I've tried multiple times, with different extraction apps and in different directories.

      My question is;

      Does anyone know a place where I could obtain version 6 (or better yet, 4.0) for an OSX computer? I've looked everywhere!
       
      Thank you for your time,
      Tumma K.
    • By MrEddByrnes
      I'm hoping my question can have a happy ending. In the mid-90's, I purchased Filemaker 3. When Filemaker 5.5 Pro was released, I bought the update CD, which requires the user to either have FM 3 installed or to have the installation CD for FM 3. I've used it all these years, most recently with Windows XP Pro, and it has worked just fine. The databases I began with were long ago converted to FM Pro 5.5 databases.
       
      I'm still using FM Pro 5.5 on a laptop with WinXP Pro, but in 2013, I purchased a PC with Windows 8. I haven't been able to install FM 3 on it, therefore can't install FM Pro 5.5. I am retired and rarely use Filemaker, but I have a few Filemaker databases I'd like to add to my Win 8 machine. I don't feel it's worth upgrading FM for the sake of using a couple of databases.
       
      Has anyone else run into this situation and/or have a (possible) solution? Is there perhaps any other software that can read FM 5.5 databases? Thanks in advance for your help.
       
    • By bmill
      I am using a custom filemaker solution for medical office billing written with fp5 running on a mac with snow leopard. In addition, I have a patient management db (which I wrote) that is linked through pt. ID number to the billing program allowing transfer of some demographic information (name, DOB, etc).
       
      Other than being limited by hardware restrictions, the billing program serves our needs for now and upgrading to fp12 will take some time (and money).  In the meantime, I am upgrading my pt. management program to fp13 and would like to move new patient demographic information from the billing program ( fp5 running on snow leopard through Parallels) and the new pt management program ( fp13 running on OS X 10.9) on the same mac.   
       
      Ideally, demographic information would be entered once into fp5 and then a scipt would make the data available for fp13.
       
      Any ideas on how to make this work?
    • By randyinla
      Hi, can anyone tell me why my on-line database might have stopped allowing me to delete records?  All of my access privileges and passwords are correct.
       
      thanks!
    • By randyinla
      Hi, I still use filemaker 5.5 and am very happy with it and don't want to upgrade.  Does anyone still host filemaker 5.5?  Thanks!
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.