Moving Files Without a PlugIn with FileMaker Pro!

This FileMaker Pro tip and trick shows a simple method of moving files without a native FileMaker plugin, 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. This could also be useful when working with “hot folders” where files stored in a specific location are periodically processed and moved to a different location automatically. Or…?

Download the demo file and enjoy!


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