Setting plug-in preferences

You can use plug-in preferences to enable and configure plug-ins.

Note  If you are a software developer, you can write custom plug-ins. Knowledge of C or C++ programming is required. See Working with plug-ins.

  1. Windows: Choose Edit menu > Preferences.

    macOS: Choose FileMaker Pro menu > Preferences.

  2. In the Preferences dialog box, click the Plug-Ins tab.

    Installed plug-ins appear in the Enabled Plug-Ins list. Enabled plug-ins have a check mark beside them.

  3. To

    Do this

    See a description of a plug-in

    Click the plug-in name.

    Enable or disable a plug-in

    Select or deselect the checkbox next to the plug-in’s name.

    Configure the selected plug-in

    Click Configure. For more information on configuring the plug-in, see the documentation that came with the plug-in.

    Allow custom apps to install and update plug-ins automatically

    Select Allow Solutions to Install Files.

    Open the folder where plug-ins are installed

    Click Reveal Plug-in Folder. For the running version of the application, the current user’s Extensions folder opens.

    To open all Extensions folders where plug-ins can be installed, press Shift while you click Reveal Plug-in Folder.