FileMaker Pro Tip-n-Trick: A Double-Single Click Trick

FileMaker Pro Tip-n-Trick: A Double-Single Click Trick By Andy Persons A nice little FileMaker Pro Tip-n-Trick showing you a double-single click trick! Have you ever wanted to add support for double-clicking in your FileMaker Pro solutions? FileMaker Pro doesn’t currently support that natively, but various workarounds have been created over the years. Unfortunately, none of the techniques I found…Read More >

Tip-n-Trick: Gotcha’s When Assigning and Using Variables

  Gotcha’s When Assigning and Using Variables   by Andy Frazier   “Learn from the master, you must!”                 If you do any development outside of FileMaker Pro (and trust me, if only to learn different ways of approaching problems, you really should), you know that there’s a…Read More >

How to Video: Integrate a Progress Bar into your FileMaker Pro 13 Solutions

  How to Video: Integrate a Progress Bar into your FileMaker Pro 13 Solutions   By Richard Carlton Consulting     While developing videos for their FileMaker Pro video course (www.learningfilemaker.com) … RCC ran into our cool FileMaker Pro 13 progress bar demo file done by Andy Persons that helps you create and integrate a…Read More >

FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks: A New Home-Page for FileMaker Server 13

FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks: A New Home-Page for FileMaker Server 13  by Andy Frazier Über Awesome Sauce for FileMaker Server 13 We’re going to take the original default index page on your FileMaker Server 13, and replace it with something a little more interesting, and a lot more useful. As I’m sure you’ll recognize, this is the…Read More >

FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick: V3 FileMaker Pro Progress Bar

By Andy Persons   V3 FileMaker Pro Progress Bar – Gangsta with Gradients!   OK, one last riff on progress bars! The V2 FileMaker Pro Progress Bar demo file showed how to have the bar change color based on the percentage, such as changing the entire bar from green to yellow to red as the…Read More >

FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick – V2 FileMaker Pro Progress Bar

By Andy Persons   The Next Generation of the FileMaker Pro Progress Bar Using base64   After we posted the FileMaker Pro 13 Progress Bar demo file using a base64 image last December, one frequent request we received was for a way to have the bar change color based on its percentage. For example, changing from…Read More >

FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick: Easy-Bake FileMaker Pro 13 Audit Trail

By: Doug West   FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-nTrick: Easy-Bake FileMaker Pro 13 Audit Trail   There are many ways to implement audit logs in FileMaker Pro 13, but I’m always on the lookout for the method with the least overhead. If you don’t need separate records in another table for every field change, then you can keep…Read More >

FileMaker Pro 13 Tip-n-Trick: FileMaker Pro 13 Popover Close in One Script

Simple FileMaker Pro 13 Popover Close in One Script By: David Thorp Yes, this is a common nuisance.  Although it depends on what you want to use it for.  The intended use for popovers is what is commonly seen on iOS (and more and more websites are picking it up as time goes by) – for…Read More >

FileMaker Pro Tip-n-Trick: Using Remote Volumes to Host Files in FileMaker Server 13

Using Remote Volumes to Host Files in FileMaker Server 13 By Rob Poelking After a discouraging loss of work due to a virtual machine image crashing, I looked deeper into the FileMaker Server 13 user guide and discovered that FileMaker Server 13 is now supporting hosting files from a mounted network volume. You still cannot back…Read More >

FileMaker Pro Tip-n-Tricks: Moving Files Without a PlugIn in FileMaker Pro

Moving Files Without a PlugIn with FileMaker Pro! By Rob Poelking,   This FileMaker Pro tip and trick shows a simple method of moving files without a plugin with FileMaker Pro natively, and works on both Mac and the PC/Win platforms. The idea for this Tip-n-Trick originated when building an updater that required files to be in a…Read More >

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