Nickenich, Germany - (September 27th, 2016) -- MonkeyBread Software today is pleased to announce MBS FileMaker Plugin 6.4 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 6.4 has been updated and now includes over 4100 different functions, and the versatile plugin has gained more new functions:
For Mac we now support scanning directly via the OS APIs called ImageCapture. So we can support all the scanners supported by Image Capture application by Apple. For Windows we now support TWAIN with 64-bit better.
When using FileMaker on Mac you can now enjoy our contextual menus. We add a generic contextual menu to all table controls. We used to have a menu there since version 6.0 to copy the content of the table. Now you can use copy, cut, paste and delete in addition. For the script workspace we have a command to activate and deactivate script steps.
If you like SQL, you can now use the queries made with FM.SQL.Execute and insert the records via FM.SQL.InsertRecords into your FileMaker database, e.g. another table. Or you use FM.SQL.InsertRecordsToSQL and insert the result of the query into another SQL database, e.g. MySQL. Both functions help to easily copy records from one table to other.
The new time parse and format functions help you with importing or exporting times and dates. You can specify the format and let the plugin parse any date, time or timestamp. Of course you can format times, dates or timestamps as well.
We improved our dialog, toolbar, list, LDAP, PHP, RichText, RunTask, slideshow, file and email parser functions. We rewrote the AppleScript functions to better work in 64-bit applications and prepared the plugin for future FileMaker releases.
Finally we updated OpenSSL to version 1.0.2i, SQLite to 3.14.2 and DynaPDF to 188.8.131.52.
More details in the release notes. Please take the time to check our 400 example databases and check where you can use our plugin features in your solutions.
PS: We have a version for Linux, if you like to try it with FileMaker Cloud, too.