How To Execute Multiple Lines of JavaScript in FileMaker

If you're anything like me, you probably love exploring the endless possibilities that JavaScript has brought to FileMaker, especially with the introduction of the "Perform JavaScript in Web Viewer" script step back in FileMaker Pro 19. This feature significantly expanded the capabilities of FileMaker solutions and finally allowed direct interaction with JavaScript from within a Web Viewer. I found myself using it quite a lot in my solutions. One annoying drawback with the "Perform JavaScript in Web Viewer" script step is that it only allows you to run a single line of JavaScript at a time. But for more complex [...]

By |2024-07-10T05:01:37+10:00July 10th, 2024|FileMaker|0 Comments

How to create an image carousel in FileMaker

Image carousels are quite popular these days on the web. In fact it may have been Apple's iTunes that popularised image carousels, but don't quote me on that one. It's rather easy to create your own image carosel in FileMaker. Step 1 - Create a photo table If you don't have one already, your FileMaker app will need a table to store all your photos. In this example, the photo's aren't related to any other table, so we'll be scrolling through all the photos in the table. If your photos use a relationship, you can easily modify the code to [...]

By |2024-07-10T03:10:42+10:00July 10th, 2024|FileMaker|0 Comments

BookingPOINT 6.1.0 Released

Hello there,We've just released a new update for BookingPOINT, version 6.1.0.Here's what's changed in this update:Important: A script schedule has been renamed and the corresponding FileMaker Server schedule needs to be edited to point to the new script name. In the FileMaker Server Admin Console, got to Script Schedules and edit the 'Email Reminder Due Tomorrow' schedule and change it to point to the script called 'Scheduler: Event - Send Pickup & Return Reminders'.New: Added mobile friendly interface for web bookings.New: Redesigned Pickup screen.New: Added ability to select which resources are being picked up by scanning a barcode rather than [...]

By |2021-05-05T13:49:36+10:00April 26th, 2021|BookingPOINT|0 Comments

BookingPOINT 6.0.8 Released

Hello there, We've just released a new update for BookingPOINT, version 6.0.8. Here's what's changed in this update: Fix: Fixed External Authentication issue with FileMaker 18. BookingPOINT is a FileMaker room and equipment reservation system designed for universities and schools. For more information about BookingPOINT or to download the trial version visit: BookingPOINT - Equipment Booking System  

By |2020-04-03T06:19:55+11:00April 3rd, 2020|BookingPOINT|0 Comments

BookingPOINT 6.0.7 Released

Hello there, We've just released a new update for BookingPOINT, version 6.0.7. Here's what's changed in this update: New: Redesigned the Operator Privileges screen and added additional privilege options. New: Added ability to rename an Operator Privilege. Change: Buttons are either disabled or hidden if the operator does not have the right privileges. Previously the user would have to click the button to be told they don't have privileges. Fix: Bookings can be deleted via Borrower screens by non-admin operators. Fix: Fixed performance issues with Quick Search throughout the system. Fix: Fixed tab order on Booking pop up dialog. BookingPOINT [...]

By |2019-11-13T10:53:17+11:00November 13th, 2019|BookingPOINT|0 Comments

BookingPOINT 6.0.6 Released

Hello there, We've just released a new update for BookingPOINT, version 6.0.6. Here's what's changed in this update: Note: Dropped support for FileMaker 13. Only FileMaker 14 or later are supported. New: Added a new field called 'Make' to Resources to track the brand / manufacture. Change: Resource import includes the new 'Make' field. Change: Model drop down field in Resources is now linked to the new Make field and only shows Models for the selected Make. Fix: When creating bookings, sometimes the return date would incorrectly default to the same day as the pick up date. Fix: When deleting [...]

By |2019-05-10T10:18:47+10:00May 9th, 2019|BookingPOINT|0 Comments

Activating renewals and checking new versions broken in FileMaker 13

We have recently discovered an issue which is preventing some BookingPOINT customers from activating their renewals or checking for new versions. When affected customers click on the 'Activate Renewal' button, they get an error message stating "ERROR: An error occurred while trying to renew. Please try again later or contact Hi-Voltage for assistance." Likewise, when clicking on the 'Check for new version' button, they get a similar error message. Upon investigating the issue, we have discovered the issue only occurs in FileMaker 13, which is obsolete and no longer supported by FileMaker. To overcome the issue, we ask customers to [...]

By |2022-06-09T21:53:48+10:00March 13th, 2019|BookingPOINT|0 Comments

BookingPOINT 6.0.5 Released

Hello there, We've just released a new update for BookingPOINT, version 6.0.5. This update fixes a few minor issues that our wonderful users have reported to us. Here's what's changed in this update: Fix: Restricting the number of weeks bookings could be made in advance was not working. Fix: Restricting the maximum booking duration would sometimes fail to work for same day bookings. Fix: Same day bookings were not allowed to be made via the Day View calendar when spanning over block outs that allowed spanning. Fix: Overnight bookings were allowed to be made via the Day View calendar when [...]

By |2018-09-14T13:07:35+10:00September 14th, 2018|BookingPOINT|0 Comments

BookingPOINT 6.0.4 Released

Hello there, We've just released a new update for BookingPOINT, version 6.0.4. This update fixes a few minor issues that our wonderful users have reported to us. Here's what's changed in this update: Fix: When changing the date via the calendar date picker on the Day View screen, the calendar was not refreshing and remained on the wrong date. Fix: The 'Show Resources' filter drop down list on the Week View and Day View screens was sometimes not displaying the correct values. Fix: Non-admin operators could not delete bookings via the Pickup window. Fix: Borrowers would not always automatically expire [...]

By |2018-08-08T23:48:09+10:00August 8th, 2018|BookingPOINT|0 Comments

How to calculate distance and travel time using Google Maps in FileMaker

Hands up if you've ever used Google Maps to calculate distances between two addresses and work out how long it will take you to get there. I'm sure I'm not the only one to use Google Maps for this purpose. Wouldn't it be great if we could incorporate this functionality in our FileMaker solutions? Imagine building a tool for sales reps to help plan their travel time better, or show a list of other clients they can visit along the way?How about building a tool to help clients manage their deliveries better? Or possibly a tool to help you plan your [...]

By |2024-07-10T03:10:01+10:00April 24th, 2018|FileMaker|7 Comments