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FileMaker Pro is a cross-platform relational database application that integrates a database engine with a graphical user interface (GUI) and secur...

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Convert FP7 file with damaged block in FMP18


With a FP7 file with one bad block, Open file in FMP18 seems to convert to FMP12 format but then


Creating a FileMaker Startup File for a Remote Database

Problem: You have a hosted FileMaker database and users are tired of having to use Open Remote or …
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I having a hard time getting straight this relationship thing.

Here is what I understand

I …
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FM - Can Filemaker Zoom be Customized Other than Set 50% Increments?


Searched database and only articles were old and suggested making fields and portals auto sized.  In

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I have FIlemaker 9 Pro and I wish to query an SQL database

I have FIlemaker 9 Pro and I wish to query an SQL database  so that it returns only those records …
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Run local app from browser link


We are trying to get a local app (on an XP PC in either IE or FireFox) to initiate from a …
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Notes and task does not clear out of the display panel after being read

In our database for filemaker, when a user logs into their account, they go to the home page where …
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FM - Best Way to Set Up Vacancy History by MonthYear


Boss wants the following, so what is the best way to set it up (note that I do have a VacancyHistory

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FM - How Can You Make Value Lists Dynamic and Sort How You Want?


I don't like making value lists dynamic by using the field the value list is for because a) option

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filemaker server advanced 9 wont open database running on server 8.0

i am in the process of upgrading to filemaker server advanced 9 on a windows xp sp3 machine.
my …
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FM - Can Filemaker 16 add bold and highlight to a SMTP Outlook scripted email?


I just tried adding bold and red (see below) to an SMTP email script generated by Filemaker 16, and

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Multiple search criteria in multiple fields

Hey everyone,

I wonder if there is a smooth solution for the following topic.

To make it …
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Importing FM7 to FM18

Does anyone have any pointers on what to look for when importing a small FM7 database with IWP into …
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Retrieving Info from Filemaker with Header and Footer information

I need to extract some date from Filemaker Pro to send to another company using FTP.  They are …
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Issue of picture file

How to ensure picture file below is with 200x200 dimensions?

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FM - Is there one Substitute command for punctuation and symbols?


Is there one Substitute command for punctuation and symbols?  This is needed to create a valid File

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Copy and Restrictions

I have 2 layouts one called New Leads and the other Closed Leads. ( see attached files )

Right …
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FM - Is FM 16 and SuperContainer plugin of 10/11/17 Compatible with Windows 11


I have an office person who seems to have updated to Win11 on her own and fortunately FM16 works but

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How do I open a dilemaker database with a button in a different database?

I have a filemaker database with several navigational buttons that is suppose to lead to different …

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