AppleScript your FileMaker Pro Advanced Menus

by Michael Gaslowitz

The Data Viewer and the Script Debugger are staples in every FileMaker developer’s toolkit, yet there is no built-in keyboard shortcut or script step for either one of them. With four lines of AppleScript, these menus are now within reach: tell application “FileMaker Pro Advanced” activate do menu menu item “Data Viewer” of menu “Tools” […]

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January 31, 2009  •  AppleScript, FileMaker, Toolkit  •  2 Comments

Shameless Self-Promotion

by Michael Gaslowitz

360Works is now selling a Portfolio License that covers all of their products for the low, low cost of $1,995. The Portfolio License entitles everyone to Enterprise versions of all of 360Works’ products, (SuperContainer fans, this means you), and allows for unlimited use within a single organization regardless of the number of users or locations. […]

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December 18, 2008  •  FileMaker, News, Plugin, Toolkit  •  Comments Off on Shameless Self-Promotion

Video: Reorder Fields and Scripts

by Michael Gaslowitz

This post demonstrates how to reorder multiple fields and scripts using the following keyboard shortcuts: Command (on a Mac)/Control (on a PC), with the up and down arrows. iPod Download (2.0 MB) Download ReorderFieldsAndScripts.zip

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November 9, 2008  •  FileMaker, Podcast, Toolkit  •  Comments Off on Video: Reorder Fields and Scripts

Video: Import Data from the Fake Name Generator

by Michael Gaslowitz

This post demonstrates how to use the Fake Name Generator to generate fake data for your real FileMaker databases. Beginners will also learn how to import Microsoft Excel spreadsheets into FileMaker. iPod Download (8.2 MB) Fake Name Generator website Download FakeNameGenerator.zip

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August 8, 2008  •  FileMaker, Podcast, Toolkit  •  Comments Off on Video: Import Data from the Fake Name Generator