Just lost about 90 minutes of billable time because I couldn’t get FileMaker Advanced 9.3 to save a set of records as a pdf via a script. I kept thinking I was doing something wrong until I went out and downloaded some example files and it still happened.
Luckily, I have a database archive of posts from my TechNet membership and did a search. TechTalk (the mailing list feature of a TechNet membership) has an online search engine for posts but I’ve never had that great of luck with it. Plus, why would I search via a web interface when I can customize a search in my own FileMaker solution?
Anyway, it took some time but I found a weird post where the recommendation was to delete a file in the following location ...
and it worked! So thank you to TechTalk, my $99 a year membership in TechNet was already a great value but it really helped me today! If you think you might benefit from TechTalk, check it out at ...
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