24U SimpleDialog Plug-In allows FileMaker solutions to interact with users via professionally looking dialogs. Easily.
This version adds support for styled text in dialogs, improved performance, and several bugfixes and minor improvements. It comes with ready-to-use examples for both FileMaker Pro 11 and FileMaker Pro 12. Download a free trial now and try the new version yourself.
What was fixed in versions 4.1.1 and 4.1.2
Resolved a security issue on Mac OS X
Multiple conflicting installations are now detected
Labels now use the OS font by default
Pressing Tab, ESC and Enter does not beep on Windows
Dialogs now open with correct focus on Windows
The minlines setting for list items now works on Windows
What was new in version 4.1
Full support for text styles in the dialog fields (except for color on Windows)
Improved compatibility with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
Improved compatibility with FileMaker Pro 12
Added native examples in the FileMaker 12 file format
Improved performance and stability
Several minor improvements
What was new in version 4
Native for FileMaker Pro 11 on Mac OS X 10.6 and Windows 7
Dialogs can be updated on the fly
Popup menu's choices can be conditional on other dialog fields
Selection list as a new field type
Customizable text styles for better dialog readability
Validations work for all field types (text areas, pop-up menus)
Progress dialog does not block Script Debugger
Improved stability of progress dialogs
Custom dialogs with unlimited number of buttons
Input fields of the type text, password, checkbox, radio button, pop-up menu, selection list
Unlimited number of input fields and pop-up menu items
Static text and separators improve readability of your dialogs
Multi-line text area field can be used to edit long text
Dialog may take icon from a container field (any size)
Dialog look can be enhanced by picture from a container field
Multiple progress dialogs with text messages
Indefinite progress indicators (barber pole)
Customizable dialog title, position, width, icon, and timeout
Validation of any text field with a calculation or regular expression
Custom message can be displayed after unsuccessful validation
Optical optimization (dynamic sizing of dialogs)
Simplicity in the first place
Usage and syntax similar to a built-in "Show Custom Dialog"
Simpler dialogs require simpler syntax
Just one easy function for all kinds of dialogs
A tutorial with step-by-step instructions included
With the 24U SimpleDialog Plug-In you are able to display custom validation messages depending on the condition that has been violated. Fast and simple! See the the example!
Other benefits of 24U SimpleDialog Plug-In:
An easy implementation and even easier application
Cross platform plug-in (Mac OS, Mac OS X, Windows)
"24U SimpleDialog remains, according to me, the best FileMaker Pro dialog Plug-In on the market. The hole 24U team always surpasses itself living up to their saying : "Software for People, not for computers". Congratulations once again!"
Ian Séguin / AT Experts
"The SimpleDialog plug-in works like a charm, even with runtime applications built with FileMaker Pro."
Chris Kubica, article in FileMaker Advisor, September 2003
"Thanks for a great plugin! Miles better than the Troi Dialog plugin I tried the demo of recently!"
Ben Bradley/Client database & web development
"I love using SimpleDialog in my solutions! The control it provides me, cannot be beat."
Dave Wheelock / Desktop Services, Inc.
"When developing solutions thanks to its potential, excellent cost-benefit and ease of use, SimpleDialog plugin is a part of my everyday tools."