Locked into a FileMaker Go Screen? You Won’t Believe How One User Got Out! | HomeBase Software

An entertaining and informative article by Douglas Alder about getting out of a locked screen on FileMaker Go:

FileMaker Go has a great new features called ‘Reconnect to Server’, which helps keep your database connection open if your iPad/iPhone falls asleep or your WiFi connection gets dodgy. This great new feature can become a problem if your solution sends the user to a layout from which there is no return. Obviously the first step as a programmer is to not let them get stuck — make sure there is an exit strategy for all layouts — that said, mistakes sometimes happen. I found a couple of solutions that may help if your users get stuck.

One solution is straightforward, the other is nuclear.  Read the whole thing.

Source: Locked into a FileMaker Go Screen? You Won’t Believe How One User Got Out! | HomeBase Software

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