LiveCode Applescript Filemaker

Rick Harrison harrison at all-auctions.com
Sat Sep 26 11:15:47 EDT 2015


Hi ilsa,

This may or may not be the issue but it is
worth a try.

I noticed that your do statement is:

do(“ask “ & d2)

try

do (“ask “ & d2)

Sometimes spaces are crucial for having
statements interpreted the correct way.

Good luck!

Rick

> On Sep 25, 2015, at 3:29 PM, ilivecode <ilivecode at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi:
> 
> Forgot to say it's FMP13 Advanced. Just a local database and stack. Error
> -1708 most of  the time. I also tried this in 7.1 and now the error message
> is "LiveCode Indy 7.1 got an error: Can't continue do.":
> 
> tell application "LiveCode Indy 7.1"
> activate
> do("ask " & d2)
> end tell
> 
> d2 contains a short text string I set from an FM field prior in the
> Applescript.
> 
> It does activate, however... Thanks for any insights!
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 8:36 AM, Rick Harrison <harrison at all-auctions.com>
> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi ilsa,
>> 
>> What version of FileMaker are you using?
>> 
>> Did you recently upgrade FileMaker?
>> 
>> Were you using ODBC to access FileMaker?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Rick
>> 
>>> On Sep 24, 2015, at 5:56 PM, ilivecode <ilivecode at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi:
>>> 
>>> Several LiveCode versions ago I created a stack and a Filemaker database
>>> that could exchange data. LiveCode could set fields in Filemaker, and
>>> Filemaker could set fields in Livecode, using Applescript. These
> scripts do
>>> not work now. Does anyone know what has changed and how to implement
> this?
>>> I'm using Mac OS 10.9.5 and LiveCode 7.0.6. Thanks, ilsa
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