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MBS FileMaker Plugin 7.4 - More than 4900 Functions In One Plugin
Nickenich, Germany - (September 26th, 2017) -- MonkeyBread Software today is
pleased to announce MBS FileMaker Plugin 7.4 for macOS, iOS, Linux and
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, iOS 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 7.4 has
been updated and now includes over 4900 different functions, and the versatile
plugin has gained more new functions:
For macOS 10.13 High Sierra and iOS 11, we added new Core ML functions to use
machine learning files and for example classify pictures. We also updated a
few other functions like FSEvents for the new macOS version.
The new ImageView functions allow you to show an image on the layout
independent of FileMaker. So you don't need a container field and you can show
animated GIF images in your layout on Mac and iOS.
To enhance the script workspace, the MBS Plugin can show the script IDs in the
script list. For the database design dialog, you can now show the table IDs
and field IDs in the lists. We improved the contextual menus to copy in more
cases and we have a new entry to copy the selection only. With Command-F and
Command-L you can now jump to search and Go To Line boxes. The new
ScriptWorkspace functions can be used in various FileMaker based tools to open
script workspace and select scripts from a script.
For the field picker and various other utility palettes, you can now have the
plugin make them optionally black and white instead of transparent. The plugin
watches for those dialogs and turns them into resizable panels, if enabled in
You can now use CoreImage to detect faces, rectangles, text areas and QRCodes
in images on macOS and iOS.
For the Webviewer, we now allow you to create a WebKit 1.x webview anywhere on
a layout. As FileMaker 16 uses WebKit 2.x, some of the functions to query
images or PDF of a webviewer are not supported for WebKit 2.x. Making our own
webviewer allows to still use those functions.
If you use FileMaker iOS SDK, you can use our plugin now to query keyboard
visible state. We can trigger script or evaluate expression if there is a
significant time change, app goes to background or foreground and receives a
low memory warning.
To better work with CSV text, we got new functions to split CSV into values.
Our FM.InsertRecordCSV function can take CSV text and create records for the
values in your database. For XML functions we added ways to query and set
values based on a path similar to the FileMaker JSON functions.
For DynaPDF we added commands to create process and separation colors. Text
can now directly be drawn rotated.
We got new commands to Copy/Cut/Paste text in webviewer, memory usage
functions for SQLite, triggers for AVPlayer and SerialPort pause functions.
Finally we updated CURL Library to version 7.55.1, DynaPDF to 184.108.40.206,
SQLAPI to 4.1.12, SQLite to 3.20.0 and LibXL to 3.8.1.
See release notes for a complete list of changes:
More details in the release notes. Please take the time to check our 500
example databases and check where you can use our plugin features in your
* macOS 10.6 or later, including macOS 10.13
* Windows XP and newer, including Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016
* FileMaker Cloud (64-bit Linux)
* FileMaker Pro 9 to 16
* FileMaker iOS SDK 16
Pricing and Availability:
MBS FileMaker Plugin is available directly from the MonkeyBread website
with licenses starting at just $149 (USD). Not all functions are available
in all platforms, please check specifications. The plugin can be used
without license as trial.
Monkeybread Software: http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.com/
MBS FileMaker Plugin Website: http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.com/FileMaker/
Function Reference: http://www.mbsplugins.eu/
Download Free Trial: http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.com/FileMaker/download.shtml
App Logo: http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.com/images/MBSLogo.jpg
Release notes: http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.com/filemaker/releasenotes.shtml
Located in beautiful Nickenich, Germany, MonkeyBread Software is a
privately held company founded in 2000 by Christian Schmitz. MonkeyBread
Software focuses on the Macintosh, Linux and Windows platforms. With over
fifteen years as a software developer, Christian's aim is developing
unique and useful utilities, complemented by first-class customer
Copyright 2000-2017 Christian Schmitz Software GmbH.
MonkeyBread Software is a registered trademark of Christian Schmitz,
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