SNAPSHOT: Software Update Notification

From Dwayne Wright

Via a general preference setting, you can have FileMaker 9 automatically check for updates every week. This helps insure that you will always know when an updated version of FileMaker is available. When Apple rolled out their new operating system called Leopard, the current version of FileMaker at that time had some incompatibilities. This isn't uncommon when a new operating system comes out and FileMaker was just one of the many applications needing to be tweaked for Leopard.

FileMaker quickly rolled out not one but two different updates for Leopard compatibility. In fact, I believe each of the updates had tweaks in there to help the none Leopard users as well. Anyway, with the Software Update Notification turned on, at the most 7 days went by without a user knowing an update was available!

Here is a picture of what you see when the update notice pops up.
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