Archive for March, 2009

PrinterSwitch and “Data Execution Prevention” on Windows

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Lately we have been getting regular reports from people experiencing a problem when trying to use PrinterSwitch on systems with Windows Server 2003/2008 or Windows Vista (and 7).

After running the installer, and starting FileMaker, the PrinterSwitch plug-in is not automatically enabled. Manually trying to enable it generates an error message "myFMbutler PrinterSwitch could not be enabled".

This problem is caused by certain security settings of the above versions of Windows, by a feature that's called "Data Execution Prevention".

To correct the settings, do the following:

AutoSender 2.5.5 now available

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

We just released a maintenance update to AutoSender.

AutoSender is still the easiest way to automatically send e-mail from your FileMaker solutions, with integrated support for multi-part messages with both HTML and plain text alternatives, and the possibility to include enclosures from a local network path, or an FTP or HTTP path.

What's new in 2.5.5:

  • [Windows only] Fixed a problem introduced in 2.5.4 where AutoSender would not send enclosures from a container field
  • [Mac OS X only] Fixed a versioning problem

    Download the latest version here.