I have a button script that changes the size of a selection in a text field.
This is it:
Insert Calculated Result [ TextSize ( Middle ( Get ( ActiveFieldContents ) ; Get ( ActiveSelectionStart ) ; Get ( ActiveSelectionSize ) ) ; $size ) ] A problem with this is that if the selection begins with styled characters (bold, underlined, etc) then the entire resized area becomes styled. If there is at least 1 unstyled character before the first styled one, then all styled and unstyled characters remain as they were. What is missing from the calculation?
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24U releases 24U Toolbox Plug-In 3.0 for FileMaker 17
The popular toolbox of external functions for FileMaker® 17 now can convert rich-text to HTML with CSS
Prague, CZ — October 30, 2018 — 24U Software has released version 3.0 of 24U Toolbox Plug-In, and update of their popular toolbox of useful external function for daily use in FileMaker Pro 13 thru 17
The new version adds convert rich-text to HTML with CSS, support for Native iOS FM Go apps and Support for FileMaker Cloud.
24U Toolbox Plug-In 3 can convert rich-text to HTML with CSS, producing much cleared and customizable results than GetAsCSS. By producing clean dynamic HTML content the websites will render faster and rank higher in search engines.
What's new in this version:
- Get rich text as HTML to generate crystal clean HTML and CSS
- Support for Native iOS FM Go apps
- Support for FileMaker Cloud
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24U Toolbox Plug-In is a robust FileMaker Pro plug-in which allows your FileMaker Pro databases to:
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- Define global keyboard shortcuts to avoid unnecessarily excessive use of script triggers
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- Get the type of a FileMaker variable to let your scripts make the right decisions
- Share variables between databases to avoid creating too many external data sources
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Availability and Pricing of 24U Toolbox Plug-In 3.0
24U Toolbox Plug-In 3.0 is immediately available for download free of charge as a fully functional 14-days trial version, which can be activated after purchasing a license.
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I'm about to start a solution that needs quite an amount of layout forms and I would like to create a consistent design based on my own custom theme that has already been developed in a separate file. I use Material Design specs as style guideline and the solution is build under the separation model, so all the data is in a hosted file.
I'm considering one of these two strategies:
Create a repository of interface elements (text fields, tab controls, combos, portals, etc.) in a separate file (that's mostly done) and copy generic elements into my solution as I build the needed layouts or Create layouts quickly, overlooking style and apply my theme when all of them are functional I see a drawback on the first option: if I want my element repository to continue useful I will need to keep the theme updates simultaneously in both files
The second option looks more practical because it will allow me to focus on the data and just worry about the look at the end of the process.
What do you think is the most productive strategy?
By Binu Alexander
I need a layout with larger number of text fields which may have long words .. currently words are being split randomly and overflowing into new lines .. eg .. for the word 'accordingly'; 'accordingl' comes on the first line and 'ly' comes on the second line. Is there a way that filemaker can hyphenate large words and insert breaks so that it breaks in a more clean manner ?
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