This file management plug-in for FileMaker Pro allows you to create, delete, copy, move, rename, read and edit all your files and folders directly from your databases.
This version brings network volume mounting, RTF file support and picture converting functions. 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 is new in version 2.0
Importing/exporting formatted text to/from RTF files
Resizing and rotating picture files
Mounting and unmounting network volumes
Base64 encoding support
No limit for long unix paths
Recorded sound can be written to a file
Works correctly with FileValut protected folders
Improved compatibility with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
Improved compatibility with Windows 7
Improved compatibility with FileMaker Pro 12
Added native examples in the FileMaker 12 file format
Improved stability, performance, and error handling
Several minor improvements
Creating files and folders
Deleting files and folders (including complete contents)
Copying files and folders (including complete contents)
Moving files and folders (including complete contents)
Renaming files and folders
Checking kind of items (file/folder/not found)
Checking size of files and folders (data fork/resource fork/file/folder)
Checking and setting creation and modification date & time
Checking and setting file/folder privileges
Choosing file, folder and new file name via system dialog
Reading folders (list of items)
Reading files (whole contents or part)
Writing files (whole, append, modify)
Support for explicitly specified text encodings
Reading and writing binary files as hexadecimal dump
Support for full and relative paths (cross-platform)
Simplicity in the first place
Intuitive syntax with optional parameters
Support for multiple path formats with automated recognition
Just one easy function for all kinds of dialogs
A tutorial with step-by-step instructions included
Dedicated example file available for every feature
With the 24U SimpleFile Plug-In you can simply use the path format you're used to and focus on your coding. SimpleFile will automatically recognize the path format and find your files. Fast and simple! See the the examples!
Leverage the Power of FileMaker Server!
24U SimpleFile Plug-In is fully functional as a server-side plug-in
Can be used in server-side scripts to access local files on your FileMaker Server
Can be used from within web publishing to access local files on your FileMaker Server
Allows for importing and exporting data through PHP Web Publishing and Instant Web Publishing
Integrate with MS Office or iWork
The newly added support for styled text import and export lets FileMaker developers more closely integrate word processing applications with their solutions. 24U SimpleFile Plug-In 2.0 uses the standard RTF format for styled text exchange. RTF can be opened and saved by every popular word processor, including MS Word and Pages.
Derby Junior Football League is using a FileMaker 11 solution hosted on FileMaker Server Advanced to manage clubs and allow clubs to manage their teams. 24U SimpleFile Plug-In is helping them to allow uploading member pictures directly to the FileMaker database over the web interface.