All posts by Paul Beyrouty

FileMaker 18 and Gmail Send Mail Bug

A new bug with FileMaker 18’s Send Mail script step has come up recently. This bug only occurs when sending email via SMTP server. It also only happens when using Gmail’s SMTP service. The bug is apparent when users attempting to Send Mail via SMTP encounter this pop-up:

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FileMaker 18 – Who Hates Importing?

I know I’m not alone in that one my long-term irritations with FileMaker has been importing data. Many of us have been in a situation where we are moving data from a table with dozens of fields into another where none of the fields share the same name. You can spend a long time in search of the right field, slowly dragging the field to the top of the list, losing the field halfway up, then searching again. Setting up imports isn’t something that happens all the time, but it happens frequently enough that the new import interface in FileMaker 18 is very welcome.

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