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23Jan 2018

FileMaker Opener Files and Snapshot Links

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Mike Duncan Mike Duncan

Mike is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect as well as a certified FileMaker Developer. In addition to his work, Mike also enjoys pursuing his art, freelance writing, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Comments (2)

Andrés López Pascual - February 1, 2018

Thank you for the post. For situations where I’d like the option to add files to the Opener without having to add External Data Sources, I find useful to have a table with records for each FileMaker remote file (field name, server address, etc.) that open using the “Open URL” script step pointing to a url using the fmp protocol (fmp://file_server_address/file_name), built as a calculation.

    Mike Duncan
    Mike Duncan - February 1, 2018

    This works great, especially if you do not want to pass authentication. Just remember to check the extra privilege to allow fmpurl in 16+.

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