Dracoventions News

Nov 7, 2011  Rare Bugs Fixed
Made all plug-ins compatible with certain systems that incorrectly reported certain child plug-in versions were not compatible with the parent plug-in. Fixed random failure of hotkeys on some Windows Vista and later systems. Removed the need to press Esc to cancel a script search on Mac if the "File Not Found" dialog appeared after having used certain functions in Hands-Free Printer.   Learn more...
Sep 5, 2011  Developer Assistant Search Improved
Developer Assistant now finds field repetitions like "MyTable::MyField[2]" and more matches to the "<unknown>" script search. Fixed bugs caused by auto-updating plug-ins and fixed cases where Developer Assistant could freeze when unexpected dialogs appeared during a search.   Learn more...
Jul 23, 2011  HFP Adds Two-Sided Option, Lion Compatibility, and More
Hands-Free Printer v2.5 adds OS X 10.7 Lion compatibility as well as the ability to set the two-sided printing option on Macintosh. The rest of the 2empowerFM plug-in family has been tested as already Lion compatible.

Developer Assistant now works when searching large numbers of tables in the Table Relationships Graph, searching for "<unknown>" now finds "<unknown script>" when a script points to a missing external file, and a number of bugs have been fixed.

The Dialog Master progress bar can now be set to an "indeterminate" state (often called the spinning barber pole on Macintosh) when you don't know how long your task will take.   Learn more...

Apr 26, 2011  Developer Assistant Adds Table Relationships Graph Search
Developer Assistant v2.6 adds the ability to search the table relationships graph window, swap the meaning of Home and End keys on Windows and Mac, and finds a wider variety of deleted references in scripts or field calculations.   Learn more...
Apr 2, 2011  SQL and Clipboard Plug-ins Are Now Free
2empowerFM SQL Runner v2.5 and 2empowerFM Clipboard Explorer v2.5 are now completely free, which means Dracoventions now has the largest number of free FileMaker plug-ins in the FileMaker community.   Learn more...
Mar 23, 2011  HFP for Mac Released! Set Individual Printer Options on Mac & PC
Hands-Free Printer is the world's first FileMaker printer plug-in that can set every printer option in the Windows Print dialog independently, and it now supports setting the same options in the Mac OS X print dialog!   Learn more...
Jan 9, 2011  New Web Store is Easier to Use
Our new online store went live today with clearer instructions, fewer fields to enter, a slicker look and a more intuitive interface. We've also added a 30-day satisfaction guarantee.
Dec 12, 2010  Developer Assistant for Mac is out of Beta
2empowerFM Developer Assistant v2.5 has completed beta testing for Macintosh FileMaker, includes an improved user interface, and now works when FileMaker is set to any of its 10 standard languages.   Learn more...
Dec 12, 2010  Dialogs Unlimited is now Dialog Master
2empowerFM Dialogs Unlimited has been renamed to 2empowerFM Dialog Master due to a conflict with another company using the same name.   Learn more...
Nov 28, 2010  Developer Assistant Beta 2, Progress Bar, and Variable Improvements
The second Developer Assistant Beta adds multilanguage support, user interface improvements, and bug fixes.

You can now hide the time estimate or cancel buttons in a Dialogs Unlimited progress bar and FileMaker $vars and $$vars are now used to store 2empowerFM script and database scope variables.   Learn more...

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