Version History

15.0.2 - Released 16th December 2016


  • Works around a setup issue on Mac OS 10.12.2 where account and password wouldn't type correctly.
  • Fixes a Copy Files bug where it would get stuck in an infinite loop.

15.0.1 - Released 20th September 2016


  • Bug fixes for setup in multiple languages and on Windows.

15.0.0 - Released 21st July 2016


  • Support for FileMaker 15

14.0.4 - Released 26th May 2016


  • Resolves a bunch of issues of setup on windows and Mac OS 10.9.
  • Updates the dialogs to be a bit clearer when running FMP 15.

14.0.1 - Released 14th April 2016


  • Fixes an issue with import order for Matching ID or Names where fields would get mis-matched if there were deleted fields.

14.0.0 - Released 14th December 2015


  • Updated for compatibility with FileMaker 14 only - will import in v13, but will only run setup in 14.
  • Added support for some other languages, including Japanese.
  • Removed the fp7 conversion functionality.
  • Removed the FMS access options.
  • Updates the plugin to the latest release.

3.1.0 - Released 12th September 2014


  • Lots of fixes around the window setup process, now much simpler and should be more reliable.
  • Another cleanup of the setup, now just a single button.
  • Some tweaks to the way the delete files works.

3.0.5 - Released 30th July 2014


  • Fixes an issue with editing the sort order of tables.
  • Cleans up some minor interface issues.

3.0.4 - Released 28th July 2014


  • Fixes some issues with AppleScript when running on Mavericks.

3.0.3 - Released 14th July 2014


  • Fixes some issues when running in Japanese.
  • Fixes issues related to Sandboxing on Mac OS X.
  • Updates the plugin to 2.3.0.

3.0.1 - Released 20th May 2014


  • Fixes an issue where no language would be set.

3.0.0 - Released 19th May 2014


  • Complete rewrite of the setup process.
  • All new automation of accounts and scripts to make it a one click process.
  • Now supports automation on Windows as well as Mac OS.
  • Brand new interface, for simpler setup.
  • Translations into Japanese and French.
  • Setup requires FMP 13 but can still run an import in FMP 12.
  • Lots of small changes and bug fixes.

2.1.1 - Released 20th May 2014


  • Allows the use of a RefreshFM v3 licence code.

2.1.0 - Released 19th May 2014


  • Adds support for FileMaker Pro 13.
  • Update the plugin to the latest release.

2.0.2 - Released 20th September 2013


  • Fixed an issue where the developer account would not be created properly in the distribution version.

2.0.1 - Released 16th September 2013


  • Allow the use of $Updater/$Timestamp.log paths, so that you can use $Timestamp as part of a filename, not just a folder name.
  • Add sample calculated paths for the current OS for logs and Launch File.
  • Allow multiple error codes in the Ignore Import Errors option for Distribution only.
  • Add an option to return error results instead of displaying a dialog in the Distribution version, when called from a script.
  • Add the ability to append some text to the Backup Filename.
  • Add the ability to Zip the backup file and delete the originals.
  • Fix an issue where you couldn't insert New files.

2.0.0 - Released 10th August 2013


  • FileMaker Pro 12 file conversion and compatibility.
  • Updated the plugin installation to use the new install process.
  • Modified the Distribution process to return values instead of halting.
  • New options to choose the import order.
  • Lots of little bug fixes and improvements.


Version 1.3.1 - Released 14th August 2012


  • Fixes an issue with errors landing on internal layouts with importing on distribution licences.
  • Fixes an issue where it would produce a false error on retrieving old record counts in distribution licences.

Version 1.3.0 - Released 18th June 2012


  • Changed the way the setup works so that you setup the new file from scratch.
  • Added sorts to the Table Portal in the Review Section.
  • Fixed an issue where New Tables wouldn't have a File or Layout in the review section.
  • Fixed an issue where New Tables would be set to included when they're not.
  • Fixed some folder copy issues in Distribution mode.
  • Added a pre import script - requires a new setup.
  • Added an option to run "Other Actions" before the import.
  • Added code to automatically append / to folder paths.
  • Lots and lots of little minor fixes, changes and improvements.


Version 1.2.1 - Released 9th March 2012


  • Fixed an issue with paths on windows.
  • Added an extra processing option for Action items.

Version 1.2.0 - Released 14th February 2012


  • Updated the plugin to 1.3.1 to take advantage of the new preference functions.
  • Updated the plugin installers to the new version.
  • Changed the way the licencing works so that it saves licence details to disk, but also allows you to run an import on an unlicenced computer but not do setup.
  • Changed the way the "Select Files" option works so that it doesn't create duplicate records, and asks you about altering the Production Folder setting.
  • Changed the final setup in distribution licences to not require access to the File Options.
  • Changed the preview button to show in a new window offset from the current one.
  • Changed the code for creating folders so that it creates all sub folders as well.
  • Added a file column to the Table list in the Review section.
  • Added code in the Setup Data script to also set the File name - this requires a new Control file, it won't work with an imported version.
  • Added the ability to mark all related Tables as Inactive when deleting a File.
  • Added the ability to copy a file in the OtherActions section.
  • Added the ability to run a local shell script in the OtherActions section.
  • Added a stripped down Menu Set when running in User Mode.
  • Added a close file option to the end of Step 2.2 File Options so that the file always opens with the correct privileges.
  • Added a script to the Scripts Menu for developers to clear out the Progress Bar.
  • Added options to open, close or remove FMS files during Other Actions.
  • Added a Default Value for new Auto Enter Serial fields.

Version 1.1.6 - Released 15th September 2011


  • Add the ability to rename the old files, and add new ones directly to the portal on the Review tab.
  • Fixed a bug where the old files might be copied with the wrong name in situations where there were multiple files or there old and new names didn't match.


Version 1.1.5 - Released 13th September 2011


  • Changes to the Add TOs script to make it more reliable.
  • Added an option to run an installer for the plugin if it's not available.
  • Added an option on startup to import rather than create a new solution.
  • Massive speedups ( yay ) in the Data step.
  • Fixed an issue with the log not displaying in the portal.
  • Fixed an issue with closing multiple files on the server.
  • Changed the code to generate log records to not require a layout change.
  • Lots of improvements and fixes to the hosted files option, including correcting permissions on uploaded files.

Changes that only apply to the Distribution version.


  • Added fields containing the plugin installers so they can be modified.
  • Made the main "Menu" layout modifiable so it can be customised for Distribution.
  • Removed the RefreshFM text from the top and bottom of the Menu layout.
  • Removed the version number from the Menu.
  • Added text and an option to show a confirmation dialog when the user exits.
  • Fixed some text describing the size of the main image.
  • Allow the Support Text to be edited.
  • Added a field to modify the text on the Perform Update button.
  • Fixed the defaults for new solutions for the menu and step text.
  • Removed the new button at the top of the Other Actions, this can be done directly in the portal.

Version 1.1.4 - Released 22nd August 2011


  • Fixed an issue introduced in 1.1.3 where the Data step wouldn't produce anything.

Version 1.1.3 - Released 19th August 2011


  • Updated the plugin to version 1.2.1.
  • Fixes an issue where the applescript wouldn't launch on some machines.
  • Fixes an issue where the copy paste step wouldn't correctly set the clipboard type and would not paste.
  • Adds a "Sort Order" field to the table list to allow the list to be sorted in a manual order.
  • Adds an "Included" checkbox to the Table list so that some tables can be left out of imports without them having to be deleted.
  • Adds an "Import from Previous" version button to the Solutions tab. This only works on 1.1.3 copies or later because of Privilege issues.
  • Added a "Duplicate" solution button to the Solutions tab to duplicate any solution.
  • Made the tabs for Server vs Local visible all the time and added the path fields to the Server tab.
  • Fixes a bunch of UI issues with the Distribution licence setup screens so they now properly match the Developer licence version.

Version 1.1.2 - Released 12th August 2011


  • Fixes an issue where the "Insert File" button didn't work.

Version 1.1.1 - Released 5th August 2011


  • Fixes an issue where the Control folder wasn't deleted when RfM closed.
  • Changed the timing of the export of the Applescripts to hopefully prevent some issues where it wouldn't load.

Version 1.1.0 - Released 28th July 2011


  • First Public Release
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