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The "swiss army knife" plug-in is now compatible with iOS App SDK 19 and can execute macOS and Windows system scripts asynchronously
Prague, CZ -- June 23, 2020 -- 24U Software announces the version 3.1 of 24U Toolbox Plug-In for FileMaker, toolbox of the most useful calculation functions for daily use. This update adds compatibility with iOS App SDK 19 and makes it possible to execute macOS and Windows system scripts asynchronously (without waiting for result).
Version 3.1 brings:
Function Toolbox_DoSystemScript can be called asynchronously Support for iOSAppSDK 19 added Fixed issue when 3 or more serial numbers are registered which caused FileMaker to freeze Compatibility and performance fixes
About 24U Toolbox Plug-In
24U Toolbox Plug-In is a robust FileMaker Pro plug-in which allows FileMaker Pro databases to:
Execute FileMaker or System shell scripts to automate tasks inside/outside of FileMaker Pro Execute SQL commands to develop faster and keep your solution clean Match & replace regular expressions to find & replace text fast using patterns Merge data values into text while maintaining styling to quickly and easily apply templates Lookup DNS name for IP & vice versa to find out who is connecting from wher Get current public IP to know more about clients and discover potential security attacks Define global keyboard shortcuts to avoid unnecessarily excessive use of script triggers Obtain precise microsecond timestamps to measure nearly unmeasurable chunks of time 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 Get rich text as HTML to generate crystal clean HTML and CSS Support for iOS App SDK and FileMaker Cloud makes the plug-in work on the whole FileMaker Platform
System Requirements and Compatibility:
24U Toolbox Plug-In 3.1 requires any Intel Mac since 2008, 2048 MB RAM, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, FileMaker Pro 15. Recommended is any Intel Mac, 4 GB RAM, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, FileMaker Pro 16 Advanced or newer (including FileMaker 19).
1 GHz processor, 2048 MB RAM, Windows 8.1 and FileMaker Pro 15 are minimum requirements for using the plug-in on the Windows platform. 1.6 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, Windows 8.1 or newer, FileMaker Pro 16 Advanced or newer (including FileMaker 19) are recommended.
For using 24U Toolbox Plug-In 3.1 with iOS are required macOS 10.12, FileMaker Pro or Pro Advanced (for creating FileMaker solutions), Xcode8 (Swift 3.0), iOS 10.0, developer.apple.com account (for testing and deployment on device) and FileMaker iOSAppSDK 18
Availability and Pricing
24U Toolbox Plug-In 3.1 is immediately available for download free of charge as a fully functional 14-days trial version, which can be activated after purchasing a license. Licenses for 24U Toolbox Plug-In start at US$49 per user, $499 per server. Volume discounts are available for 5 or more users. iOS app licence for Toolbox Plug-In starts at US $499 for up to 20 users.
More information: https://www.24usoftware.com/Toolbox/
About 24U Software
With customers in 75 countries and 29 years of experience with the Claris FileMaker platform, 24U excels in developing new or taking care of existing custom apps, optimizing their performance, identifying and resolving potential issues and liabilities, improving reliability, stability and scalability, integrating them with other systems including various hardware devices, and extending them beyond expectation.
As a Claris Platinum Partner, 24U helps global businesses around the world to maintain sustainable growth by working with their in-house developers or completely taking care of the maintenance and development of their business solutions.
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Hi. I had a really weird problem last night that was pervasive through all files I was working on, served, local, and even a new file I created to try to test the issue. It was totally crippling and driving me crazy. I had gone into a script and selected the Go to Layout command, but when I tried to select a layout, none appeared, even though there were plenty of layouts in the table. I dismissed it as a temporary glitch and tried a Set Field command, needing to set a field to a calculation, and again, found the system locked up in such a way as I had never seen before. It would not let me enter a calculation! I closed and re-opened the file. No dice. I restarted Filemaker. Nope. I rebooted my entire computer. Nope. I tried working on a local file. Still - no layouts could be chosen in ANY file! I tried making a *new* file. Nope! I was desperate, and just about posted asking for help when I thought to disable all plug-ins, just to make sure, and voila - that did it. As soon as I disabled the 360Works FTPeek and 360Works WebAssistant plugins, full functionality in the script workspace was restored! I thought maybe it was just a coincidence. I re-enabled the plug-ins and checked again. It still worked, with the plug-ins re-enabled, so - maybe I was just having a bad day, but then when I went back in this morning, again - with the plug-ins re-enabled, again - I couldn't select any layouts or make any calculations in Script Workspace, so right away I disabled the plug-ins, again, and again, that fixed it, so I'm pretty sure there's something going on with the plug-ins. I also had 360Works Email installed, but had disabled it the day before any of this started to test functionality on the server, so that one was never enabled, and that's probably the first time I've ever disabled that one while still having the other's enabled. Other than that, I haven't changed anything about my system for quite awhile. I'm actually running 16, so maybe this won't be a problem when we upgrade to 17, but for anyone else who hits this roadblock - disable your plug-ins.
I have a text field, with each sentence separated by ¶ .
I would like to create buttons for each line in this field, so that I can copy each line individually (and paste manually in different application for example)
I assume that it's easy to do in calculation with GetValue, and make a script using Get (ScriptParameter) = line number in that field, for each button. ( I ll need only 7-10 lines max).
1. I can't figure out what script function I need to use to make a selective copy...
2. If one of the option is Set Selection function - how would it work in my case?
I have always developed with FileMaker for windows. I have bought myself a MacBook Air and love it. So now I am using FileMaker 16 Pro advance for MAC. I know that MAC does not label their directories like windows does. So I am having problems figuring out to get the right coding to access my photos. I have a folder called "Photos" that reside on the C: drive in windows. Then I reference that folder so pictures will populate automatically when I put in a record. Here is what I have on the windows fileMaker:
Let ( [ // Transform the contents of a container field named Images to text ImageRef = GetAsText ( ImagePath); Photos = Position ( ImageRef; "/"; 1; PatternCount ( ImageRef; "/")) ]; Middle ( ImageRef; Photos + 1; Length ( ImageRef ) - Photos ) ) images:
"imagewin:/C:/Photos/" & Film::title & ".jpg" Then I go into Import folder and point to the folder all the photos are in. The problem I have now is how to point to that folder in "imagewin", is their an alternative called imagemac, then I could put in Macintosh HD/Users/patricks/Documents. The folder is in the Document folder, called Photos. Thank you for any help.
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