Video: Quicksilver for Large Type Functionality

by Michael Gaslowitz

This post demonstrates how to integrate Large Type functionality into your FileMaker Pro database using Quicksilver. For those who have never poked around in Apple’s Address Book, clicking on a phone number type (work, home, etc.) pulls up a list of options, one of which is Large Type. Think big numbers across the screen for […]

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July 30, 2008  •  AppleScript, Custom Function, FileMaker, Podcast  •  Comments Off on Video: Quicksilver for Large Type Functionality

FileMaker DevCon 2008 Recap

by Michael Gaslowitz

I want to use this post to share with you a few of the amazing presenters and sessions I attended at FileMaker DevCon 2008 in Phoenix, AZ. Please note that while I did attend 12 sessions, I am only listing the ones that really opened my eyes. I learned so much over the course of […]

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July 20, 2008  •  DevCon, FileMaker  •  1 Comment

Video: Growl Integration

by Michael Gaslowitz

This post demonstrates how to integrate the Growl notification system for Mac OS X with your FileMaker Pro Database. Growl notifications are called via an AppleScript that has been formatted into a custom function. FileMaker Pro Advanced is required to view the custom function. These notifications can be used whenever you want to alert a […]

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July 11, 2008  •  AppleScript, Custom Function, FileMaker, Podcast, Scripting  •  3 Comments

Video: Paged Data with Resizable Portals

by Michael Gaslowitz

Since the zippScript plugin is no longer available for download, the sample file included in this demo now uses the 360Works ScriptMaster plugin. You however, are free to use any script-triggering plugin you choose. (2009.03.22) This post demonstrates how to create Google-style page results in dynamically-sized FileMaker portals. As you will see, all it takes […]

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July 2, 2008  •  FileMaker, Plugin, Podcast, Portal, Scripting  •  6 Comments