Briefcase v4 - Advanced Shortcuts

You can open Briefcase using File Shortcuts. If you do not have a shortcut for Briefcase you can download them at the bottom of this guide. If you are already using shortcuts and need to update them you should edit the ones you have. They can usually be found in the FileMaker Pro applications folder in Shortcuts.

Open the shortcut file in a text editor such as Note Pad or Text Edit.

Sample File (FileMaker 12 Users)

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<FPSL>
<UIState>
    <!-- REPLACE **INTERNAL-IP** AND **EXTERNAL-IP** WITH YOUR SERVERS INTERNAL AN EXTERNAL IP ADDRESS -->
    <UniversalPathList>fmnet:/**INTERNAL-IP**/~Briefcase.fmp12&#10;fmnet:/**EXTERNAL-IP**/~Briefcase.fmp12</UniversalPathList>
    <Rows type="nativeIDList" rowCount="0" baseTableId="129"></Rows>
    <Layout id="1"></Layout>
    <View type="form"></View>
    <Mode value="browseMode"></Mode>
</UIState>
</FPSL>

Sample File (FileMaker 11 Users)

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<FPSL>
<UIState>
    <!-- REPLACE **INTERNAL-IP** AND **EXTERNAL-IP** WITH YOUR SERVERS INTERNAL AN EXTERNAL IP ADDRESS -->
    <UniversalPathList>fmnet:/**INTERNAL-IP**/~Briefcase.fp7&#10;fmnet:/**EXTERNAL-IP**/~Briefcase.fp7</UniversalPathList>
    <Rows type="nativeIDList" rowCount="0" baseTableId="129"></Rows>
    <Layout id="1"></Layout>
    <View type="form"></View>
    <Mode value="browseMode"></Mode>
</UIState>
</FPSL>

Replace the **INTERNAL-IP** with your FileMaker Server Internal Address. Replace the **EXTERNAL-IP** with your FileMaker Server External Address. If you don't know where to find this information you can click the links above for more info.

 

Downloads

If you are using Briefcase version 5 download Shortcuts-v5 if you are using Briefcase version 4 download Shortcuts-v5.

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