One would think that since PDF’s are created in FM Go Document manager, that it could be easy to either append to the PDF OR place the file. My users would like to make their multi-page pdf report on their iPad and send it by mail. In filemaker go it is not possible to append a pdf. Has. This is problem number 2 I’ve found with PDF files in GO 16 1) Can’t open PDF saved to the ‘desktop’ using a script/step 2) Can’t append to an.

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The sample file combines PDF files that are stored in containers.

Re: Does Append to PDF work with FileMaker Go

Plus script steps that test for: Or maybe it was the apepnd. Thanks so much for sharing this. Here is the final file: The solution could be creating different PDFs ie. Scroll down for new protytype. It still does not seem to work with SM v4. The application architecture Windows or bit Unfortunately, this latest version of the prototype was not tested on Windows. Sign up using Email and Password.

There are lines that need to be commented out in order for it to work. Email Required, but never shown.


Any updates to this great solution? I have appedn script that exports two layouts to pdf and appends them to an attached email. Again — thank you so much!! Would love to get this same functionality working again in the latest FMP version too. I updated the prototype. Update — The prototype now includes ScriptMaster v4.

Post as a guest Name. It seems that once a parentRecord. So, I searched and discovered Scriptmaster, plus a custom jar library, which I think is called itext. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. In v14 with ScriptMaster 4.

If you could let me know, one way or another, that would be great. It olny closes Assembled. The application architecture Windows or bit.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Others have commented that not all my script steps are necessary. Sign up using Facebook. Great solution for our needs! And i should add — I also added this line as the other forum suggested too same variable: Please provide me with more information i am a total beginner at this and desperately need this function for my system as well Thanks so much.

Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. Thanks so much for making the updates! The presence of v4. Really appreciate your knowledge and support. It shloud be a command in the groovy code to close those 2 files. Does anyone know how to fix this? Very happy to report that it is working on Windows!


The system platform Windows or Mac 3. The problem is that the groovy function does not close them after proceeding to the merge.

Actually the problem is different that the one I was suggesting. Update — The prototype broke when ScriptMaster was updated. On my work database I made an opening script that detects OS platform and sets up a global variable that defines a path which will be used on the computer. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. The Append option does not work for PDFs that are stored in containers.

Hi, Very nice job! Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Thing is, the prototype works.

I am currently using a TemporaryPath variable which works fine on the mac. If you have any thoughts on it working with v4.

iPad Filemaker Go 12 append PDF issues – Stack Overflow

This way, I my database works as well on windows as on mac. It is suspect a path problem. The append option is not supported on Ffilemaker. Yes, recent version s of ScriptMaster appear to break the prototype. Unfortunately, this latest version of the prototype was not tested on Windows.