Rob Poelking

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FileMaker Pro Tip-n-Trick: Hide-n-Seek a Button in a FileMaker Pro Portal Row

Ready to Play Hide and Seek with a Button in a FileMaker Pro Portal Row? By Rob Poelking I just figured this out and thought it was cool enough to share with you. It’s pretty commonplace to put a button over a FileMaker Pro portal row object to trigger an event related to that particular row. But sometimes you

By |2018-11-01T17:20:08+00:00September 11th, 2015|Categories: FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks|Tags: |6 Comments

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 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 up files to a

By |2018-11-01T17:24:13+00:00June 6th, 2014|Categories: FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks|0 Comments

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

Moving Files Without a PlugIn with FileMaker Pro! This FileMaker Pro tip and trick shows a simple method of moving files without a plugin in 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 predetermined location for automated imports.

By |2018-11-01T17:24:22+00:00May 16th, 2014|Categories: FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks|0 Comments

FileMaker Pro Tip and Trick: Setting Portal Color

Setting Portal Color using FileMaker® Pro Here is a little FileMaker Pro Tip and Trick… Have you tried setting the color or opacity of your portal object only to find that it doesn’t seem to take? That happened to me and it took looking at the CSS to realize that while my Portal object was set to

By |2018-11-01T17:24:39+00:00April 30th, 2014|Categories: FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks|Tags: |0 Comments

FileMaker Go: Dynamic Script Triggers

Using Dynamic Script Triggers in FileMaker Go What? It was a couple years ago that I was introduced to dynamic script triggering in a video by Matt Petrowski. The basic premise is that you maintain a table with the names of scripts and a label that is presented in a portal view on a layout. You

By |2018-11-01T17:25:48+00:00December 11th, 2013|Categories: FileMaker Pro Tips-n-Tricks|Tags: |0 Comments

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