Insert From URL
Enters the content from a URL into a field.
Insert From URL [Select; No dialog; <table::field>; Resource URL]
Select entire contents replaces the contents of a field. If you do not select this option, Insert From URL inserts the content from the URL at the insertion point or at the end of the field's data.
Perform without dialog prevents the “Insert From URL” Options dialog box from displaying when the script step executes.
Select Go to target field or click Specify to specify the field to insert the URL content into.
For Specify URL, click Specify to display the “Insert From URL” Options dialog box, where you can type the URL directly in the text entry area or click Specify to create your URL from a calculation.
Where the script step runs 
FileMaker Pro 
FileMaker Server scheduled script 
FileMaker Go 
Custom Web Publishing 
FileMaker WebDirect 
Runtime solution 
Originated in 
FileMaker Pro 12.0
Insert From URL supports http, https, httppost, httpspost, ftp, ftps, and file protocols. FileMaker Pro downloads the resource that is specified by the URL to the target field.
Image files: In Windows, container fields can render GIF, JPG, PNG, BMP, and TIFF files. In OS X, container fields can render GIF, JPG, JPG2, PNG, BMP, TIF, FPX, PSD, SGI, TGA, MAC, and QIF files. Other image types display as thumbnails.
FileMaker WebDirect: if Select entire contents is deselected, and you Insert From URL to a text field, the contents from the URL are appended to the text field. Multiple fetches can result in unpredictable results and slower performance.
Important  For better performance in FileMaker WebDirect, be sure that Select entire contents is selected.
httppost and httpspost are custom schemes defined by FileMaker Pro that enable you to send HTTP POST data. See About importing data using an HTTP request.
Be aware that there are possible security issues with using https, httpspost, and ftps. FileMaker cannot perform a certificate check to verify that the server that you specify is the server that replies.
Example 1 
Accesses a website and inserts a PDF into the Sales Report container field.
Insert From URL [No dialog; Customers::Sales Report; “”]
Example 2 
Inserts a map showing the customer's address in the Address Map container field.
Insert From URL [No dialog; Customers::Address Map; "" & Customers::Address & "&zoom=14&markers=" & Customers::Address & "&size=256x256&sensor=false"]
Example 3 
Inserts the HTML code for
Insert From URL [No dialog; Customers::HTML Website Code; ""]
Related topics 
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