Contextual Menus in FileMaker

Ever wondered how the ‘contextual menu’ in FileMaker is created? Perhaps you’ve noticed that unlike Custom Menus, native functionality to customize them does not exist. Well, kind of. When you create a Custom Menu, the menu items that you enable or omit will have a direct effect on the items displayed in the contextual menu. […]

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FM Pro 17.0.4 Advanced & FM Go 17.0.5 Updates

Two updates were released today by FileMaker: FileMaker Pro 17.0.4 Advanced and FileMaker Go 17.0.5 – both updates were released in order to address issues where ODBC connections were not closed properly. Contact us if you need help updating to these newer versions, or if you are having any issue with closing ODBC connections and […]

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One Layout for both iPad and Desktop

How to make a single layout in FileMaker that works (and looks good) on both desktop and iPad screens. Creating and maintaining two separate sets of application screens in FileMaker — one for mobile and one for desktop — has always been a pain in the butt. While there are definitely arguments to be made […]

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PDXFM November: FileMaker Cloud

FileMaker Cloud is here! AppWorks’ Matt Navarre will giving a live demo at the FileMaker Portland Meetup meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Easily share information with your team in the cloud. New FileMaker Cloud provides secure, reliable access to your custom apps using FileMaker Pro, FileMaker Go, and FileMaker WebDirect — all without the administrative […]

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