Time Bomb By Date

From Dwayne Wright PMP - Certified FileMaker Developer
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In this example, we are showing how a file can automatically quit at a predefined date. We have also built in a backdoor so that we can open the file even if the date range has passed.


By default, we have set the turn off date to be 1/1/2005. We have included a button that will set the turn off date to one day minus today ( yesterday ). Click the button and then click the button below it to test.

We have also used the Get(ActiveModifierKeys) function to build in a back door that will bypass the deactivation script. To test, make sure the Turn Off Date field is set for a date before today. Hold down the shift key and click the Auto deactivate button.

An example file can be downloaded by clicking (here)

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