FMrobot for Mac

FMrobot for Mac

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.7.2
  • Total Downloads:
    196
  • Date Added:
    March 30, 2005
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.0/10.1/10.2/10.3

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User Reviews
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  • 3 stars

    "Essential for copying Custom Functions"

    June 14, 2008   |   By Ward44

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    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    I first started using FMrobot 0.8.3 in 2005 to copy Tables (or selected field definitions) from one FileMaker database to another. When table cloning became a built-in FileMaker feature, I stopped using FMrobot because FileMaker was so much easier and faster. But I still miss FMrobot's superior reporting when encountering errors (e.g., references to undefined items). Since FileMaker silently turns undefined references into comments, it's easy to overlook these errors.

    I'm still using FMrobot, now at 1.7.1 on Mac OS X, because it's the only practical way to copy Custom Functions from one FIleMaker file to another. I have a huge investment in hundreds of Custom Functions, and I can't imagine how I'd manage with raw FileMaker. Copy-n-paste is way too tedious and error-prone.

    FMrobot loses a star in my rating because the Mac OS X feature set perpetually lags behind the Windows release.

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    What's new in version 0.7.2
    FMrobot for the Mac is not compatible with Tiger (Mac OS 10.4) at this time. We will release a Tiger-compatible version of FMrobot in the near future.
    General
    Publisher New Millennium Communications
    Publisher web site http://www.newmillennium.com
    Release Date March 30, 2005
    Date Added March 30, 2005
    Version 0.7.2
    Category
    Category Business Software
    Subcategory Database Management Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.3, Mac OS X 10.1, Mac OS X 10.2, Mac OS X 10.0, Macintosh
    Additional Requirements MacOS X
    FileMaker Pro/Developer 7
    Download Information
    File Size Not Available
    File Name Not available
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 196
    Downloads Last Week 1
    Pricing
    License Model Purchase
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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