Unboxing FileMaker 14

The team at Soliant created a series of videos for the launch of FileMaker 14.

Soliant was part of the initial testing of FileMaker 14 and developed FileMaker’s training materials. After a good bit of time with the product, we’ve created these videos to help developers come up to speed quickly. The new Script Workspace is covered and a wealth of other topics.

FileMaker Go – Set Allowed Orientations

May 27, 2015 – Sometimes you do not want the user to rotate between portrait and landscape modes on FileMaker Go. See how you can prevent that now…

UI Enhancements: Checkboxes

May 26, 2015 – Check out (pun intended) the new check marks for checkboxes.

The Revamped Security Area

May 22, 2015 – A quick introduction to the new “Basic View” for managing accounts and privilege sets.

Popover and Web Viewer Rendering

May 21, 2015 – A long-standing annoyance is fixed in FileMaker 14: popovers now render properly over web viewers.

Working with Keychain Access on Windows and Mac

May 20, 2015 – Two important changes when it comes to allowing users to store their credentials in the OS. Find out more…

Conditionally Formatting Glyphs

May 19, 2015 – Not only can you specify icons (glyphs) for your buttons, but you can also make them react to your solution through conditional formatting.

FileMaker Go Enable Touch Keyboard

May 18, 2015 – Now you can control whether the touch keyboard will show or not show when you click into a field on FileMaker Go!

Get Directory

May 15, 2015 – Ever wished that you could select a folder or even create a folder easily? Wish no more… JohnAustin Lamprecht walks you through the new Get Directory script step.

Working Within the Script Workspace

May 14, 2015 – Martha continues her demonstration of the new script workspace by writing a script using the keyboard shortcuts. This allows for efficient and quick writing of scripts.

The New Get (ApplicationArchitecture)

May 13, 2015 – FileMaker on Windows now also comes in a 64-bit edition. Wim Decorte shows you now you can test what version you are dealing with from inside your solution (and install the right plugins for instance).

Field Placeholder Functionality

May 12, 2015 – One of the nicest small features in 14: placeholder text on empty fields. Watch JohnAustin Lamprecht’s video as he shows you how to add placeholders and how they can be used.

The New Button Bar

May 12, 2015 – The brand new “Button Bar” in action. Join Martha Zink as she shows you how things are done in 13 and can now be done better in 14.

The New Script Workspace

May 12, 2015 – Visually, the biggest change in FileMaker 14 is the new Script Workspace – formerly know as ScriptMaker. Martha Zink walks you through your new best friend.

The New Refresh Portal Functionality

May 12, 2015 – Tired of refreshing a whole layout when you just want one portal to update? You can now use the “Refresh Portal” script step. Watch as JohnAustin Lamprecht discusses the benefits of this new functionality.

Network Resilience

May 12, 2015 – Arguably one of the biggest changes in FileMaker 14: its ability to survive a network interruption Wim Decorte walks you through FileMaker 14’s network resilience.

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