Windows Users May Snarl

by Michael Gaslowitz

If you liked the post where I integrated Growl into FileMaker, but wondered if it could work on Windows, you might want to take a look at Snarl. Like Growl on Mac OS X, Snarl displays on-screen notifications in Windows, and with the help of the command-line utility Snarl_CMD.exe, Snarl can be integrated to work […]

Read More..>>

August 12, 2008  •  Custom Function, FileMaker, Plugin, Scripting  •  4 Comments

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 […]

Read More..>>

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

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 […]

Read More..>>

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

Function Scripting [ learn ]

by Michael Gaslowitz

The method I use to pass and retrieve parameters in almost all of my scripts is something I learned from Matt Petrowsky’s instructional video at FileMaker Magazine called Function Scripting. It is not for beginners, but it is one of the more powerful and dynamic things you can learn to do with FileMaker. Function Scripting […]

Read More..>>

May 29, 2008  •  Custom Function, FileMaker, Scripting  •  Comments Off on Function Scripting [ learn ]