FM Go GPS Photo Info, FileMaker 15 Client, IoT, and more

FileMaker Help's tip for collecting GPS information when taking photos with FileMaker Go:

ISSUE:

When taking a picture in FileMaker Go, the GPS attributes (longitude and latitude) are empty, as iOS does not have a way to access the GPS information directly.  However, if you take a picture with the Camera app, the picture is stored in the Photos app, and when you then Insert the picture from the Photos app into FileMaker Go, the GPS attributes are then available.

WORKAROUND:

Create a script that allows you take a picture, and then immediately use the LocationValues (or Location) function to capture the latitude and longitude.  For example, assuming you have a Container field named "PICT" and a Text field named "GPS", the following script will take a picture in PICT and then put the latitude and longitude values in GPS:

Source: FileMaker Go - GPS location of picture | FileMaker


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