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FileMaker Pro features not compatible with previous versions

This topic lists features introduced since FileMaker Pro 12 that are not compatible with previous versions of the product.

For information about the version in which each script step, function, and script trigger was introduced, see the individual Help topics. For information about new features in the current version, see New features in FileMaker Pro 19.

 

Feature

Version introduced in

Hide object when Inspector option

13

Slide controls

13

Popovers

13

Display state enhancements for List View records and portal rows

13

Customizing the layout background with full-screen images, colors, or gradients

13

Container field improvements in data storage, file metadata retrieval, and performance

13

Minimum version allowed to open this file File Options dialog box option

13

List of summary field calculation option

13

Display custom app icon in the My Apps, Favorites, and Recent windows in FileMaker Pro and in the Launch Center in FileMaker Go and FileMaker WebDirect

14

Button labels with text, an icon (predefined or custom), or both

14

Button bars

14

Placeholder text in fields

14

Navigation layout parts

14

Check mark to indicate selected checkboxes

14

Concealed edit box control style

15

Card window

16

Account authentication via OAuth identity providers

16

External script steps provided by plug-ins

16

fmrest, fmurlscript, and fmextscriptaccess extended privileges

16

Portals that display records from the current table

17

Account authentication via Claris ID, opening files hosted by FileMaker Cloud

18

Manage accounts that don’t have Full Access privilege

18

fmodata extended privilege

18

fmpXX scheme in URLs to open files with version XX of FileMaker Pro or FileMaker Go

18

Fields formatted to display numbers in scientific notation

19

Integration between JavaScript in a web viewer and FileMaker scripts

19