FileMaker Pro 19.2.2 Update

A photo of a neon 'Change' used to adorn the post that announces that Claris have released the FileMaker Pro 19.2.2 update.
Claris has released the FileMaker Pro 19.2.2 update. This post highlights the new features in the update, the items that have changed and the bugs that have been fixed.

Claris has just released the FileMaker Pro 19.2.2 update. It adds a few new features, changes some functionality and fixes a number of bugs. I have written some highlights below, but please read the full release notes if you wish to obtain more information.

Highlights of FileMaker Pro 19.2.2 Update

Features Added

  • Account name and password fields are hidden when signing in with OAuth or AD FS.
  • There are three new functions that enable add-on developers to retrieve additional information relating to an add-on or layout objects.
  • There is a new function that enables plug-in developers to obtain installed plug-in information as a JSON object.

Changes Made

  • (macOS) The preview of the FileMaker Pro quick start experience is now available in all supported languages.
  • (macOS) There are new layout editing features in the preview, though only if the macOS language is set to English.
  • The app upload process has been streamlined after creating an app using the quick start experience.

Bugs Fixed

  • The annoying little bug relating to FileMaker not scrolling horizontally in certain conditions has been fixed.
  • (Windows) Another annoying, perhaps not so little, bug has been fixed, one that relates to FileMaker Pro unexpectedly changing the text input method from Japanese to Roman, which could then not be reversed anywhere in Windows.
  • (macOS) A bug that caused long script names to be truncated in certain conditions has been fixed.

How to Get the FileMaker Pro 19.2.2 Update

You can download an installer for FileMaker Pro from the Claris downloads page, or you can update FileMaker Pro directly by selecting ‘Check for Updates…’ from the FileMaker Pro Help menu.

If you need any help with a FileMaker update, please contact us.

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