Tag Archives: Javascript

Word Cloud D3 Javascript in a Web Viewer in FileMaker


I built a Word Cloud to run in FileMaker using an existing D3 Javascript that generates a Word Cloud. I designed it to work on the Desktop or iOS, using the same layout.

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Ever wish there was a way to ‘Send to FileMaker’ from your Web Browser?


Turns out there is a fairly easy way to do this. It involves creating a bookmark in your web browser that is written in Javascript. It calls a FileMaker script using the URL scheme ‘FMP’ and sends the web page title, and the page’s URL to FileMaker. Once you have this in FileMaker, you can […]

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Click, Display, Capture – Google Map Longitude & Latitude into FileMaker Pro


Using a Javascript overlay on Google Maps and FileMaker’s URL scheme to channel those coordinates into FileMaker records. Click on a map, add longitude and latitude to FileMaker Pro.

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Mapping from FileMaker Pro with OpenStreetMap and Leaflet Markercluster.js


2018-12-17 Update: It has been pointed out by reader Andreas that the geo coding function no longer works in this demo file. As I recall, this demo was still using the Google API to get the geo coordinates. I haven’t yet found a URL method for looking up Map Coordinates for Longitude and Latitude. This capability […]

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No Internet Connection, Can’t use Plugins, Need QR Codes? — Create QR Codes in FileMaker Pro using only Javascript


Update 2017-09-02: A reader named Robert Richardson was having issues with blank QR pngs showing up. In the end he solved this himself: “The solution I’ve found is to hard code a 1 second pause to populate the container (when producing qr codes in a loop for many records). This seems to give each record […]

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Creating Google Cluster Maps from FileMaker


  2014-12-17 Update: The FileMaker Pro 11 demo works well on Macintosh, but there are some issues with Internet Explorer on Windows. If at all possible, it is recommended that you use FileMaker Pro 12 or 13 on Windows. Here is a link to the FileMaker Pro 12 Demo. 2014-01-25 Update: Working with the demo file in […]

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