Of course the script is not going to work anymore. So where to store them… well, in the item name, now that you can rename it freely! One of the nicest things with FileMaker is how free we are to rename things at any time. Think big numbers across the screen for […] 30 7 Think big numbers across the screen for […] 30 7 http: But it is an ID, which means that unlike the layout name, it will never change. When I try to remember the reasons why I chose FileMaker among the available development tools, I think this one is in the top 5.
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Growl notifications are called via an AppleScript that has been formatted into a custom function.
This is due to the lack of functions giving information on database structure. Guess who’s on FileMaker MarketPlace 1st page? And they are not entirely wrong… As usual, I would recommend to comment as much as you can: That was for free. No need to thank me.
Paged Data with Resizable Portals Since the zippScript plugin is no longer available for download, the sample file included in this demo now uses the Works ScriptMaster plugin. I now plkgin the layout ID: Fortunately, the same custom function is going to save us, because it works the other way around too!
Mainly, referring to a database structure item as a text constant in zi;pscript expression prevents from renaming this item, unless you investigate the whole DDR Database Design Report before renaming anything. When I try to remember the reasons why I chose FileMaker among the available development tools, I think this one is in the top 5. What is really the problem?
Wow that was quick! Free forum by Nabble. So the script will keep working!
I have taken over a FM solution from another Developer who used the zippscript plugin now no longer available throughout to handle security and navigation etc Conditional Borders This post demonstrates a conditional formatting trick to change the border color of a FileMaker object.
Kevin Frank also published an article on FileMaker Hacks. If you are the one who never ran into this situation, please do not tell me: I believe that there was an example file came with the plugin at one stage and I was wondering if anyone out there had a copy of it as it may help me to understand the workings of this solution.
You however, are free to use any script-triggering plugin you choose.
Imagine that during the development process this layout becomes a table view. The ID of the layout is here on my file, but it can perfectly have a different ID on yours. Ken, I sent you an email off-list with the requested files. Reorder Fields and Scripts This post demonstrates how to reorder multiple fields and scripts using the following keyboard shortcuts: I would like to replace this with the in built script triggering now in FM10 but I don’t have any documentation on this plugin.
But it is an ID, which means that unlike the layout name, it will never change. Again, an empty parameter means current layout.
One of the nicest things with FileMaker is how free we are to rename things at any time. It happens though that you need to hard-code things, that is to say quote an item name such as a field name or a value list. Regards Ken — This list is a free service of LassoSoft: As you will see, all it takes. Hi All, I have been lurking on this list for a while, but have never posted zippsript, so here goes.
Think big numbers across the screen for […] 30 7 Best, Agi Agnes B. With generalization of techniques such as plug-ins to trigger zipscript zippScript, DoScript… that call a script by its name, or LayoutProperties that call layouts by their name… this problem becomes more crucial.
So where sippscript store them… well, in the item name, now that you can rename it freely!