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MBS FileMaker Plugin 5.4 for OS X/Windows


Nickenich, Germany - (November 24th, 2015) -- MonkeyBread Software today is pleased to announce MBS FileMaker Plugin 5.4 for Mac OS X or Windows, the latest update to their product that is easily the most powerful plugin currently available for FileMaker Pro. As the leading database management solution for Windows, Mac, and the web, the FileMaker Pro Integrated Development Environment supports a plugin architecture that can easily extend the feature set of the application. MBS FileMaker Plugin 5.4 has been updated and now includes over 3400 different functions, and the versatile plugin has gained more new functions:

Do you use a Mac? We have a few additions for FileMaker. For the script editor we have a search field to find text in the current script. The matching lines will be highlighted in yellow. For the relationship graph our plugin adds a new search field. Enter some text, press return and FileMaker navigates to the next matching table occurence. Using a popup menu you can jump directly to a table occurence or reduce the list by entering some text.

For OS X we have a few new functions including File system events to monitor directories for changes. The plugin triggers a script if something changes in a folder. You can monitor subfolders and even get file change events.

Our new JavaScript functions for Mac allow to run JavaScript without webviewer. You can get/set properties, evaluate JavaScript expression or execute JavaScript functions. From JavaScript you can trigger FileMaker scripts, evaluate expressions and run SQL queries on the FileMaker database.

For users of Microsoft Word we have a few functions for Mac and Windows to edit Word files (docx and xml Format) and replace placeholder texts with text. You can use this to personalize word files with texts from your database.

If you need to sign text or data and later verify whether the signature is valid, you can now use our elliptic curve signature functions. You generate a private and public key. With the private key you can sign a piece of data. Someone else can now verify the data integrity by checking the signature with the public key.

As you may know we have a XML import feature to import XML files. The plugin creates required tables, fields and imports the data. We added new functions to do the same with JSON data. And our new work functions would allow the importing part to even run on a FileMaker server.

With new search functions for the Mac Addressbook you can easier find people or companies. Auditing can now ignore summary fields and the PrivilegeSetName field works better. Hotkeys got improved so you can limit them to FileMaker instead of system wide. With DynaPDF Pro you can now print a PDF on Windows directly. Our email parser got a few new functions, e.g. to save an imported email without attachments. Finally we have improvements for CURL, AVAsset, PDFKit, Menubar, SerialPort, Text and Window functions.

See release notes for a complete list of changes.
24 11 15 - 14:43
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