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Troi Automatisering releases Troi Dialog Plug-in 5.5.2 for FileMaker Pro 11


Updated dialog plug-in for FileMaker Pro 11 adds bigger icon support.


Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands, May 10th, 2010--Troi Automatisering today announced the immediate availability of Troi Dialog Plug-in 5.5.2 for FileMaker Pro 11.



What is Troi Dialog Plug-in?


Troi Dialog Plug-in is a very powerful tool for displaying all sorts of dialogs in FileMaker Pro 11. The text of the dialog and of the buttons can be created dynamically by using a calculation. All from within FileMaker you can:

- show an input dialog to let a user input data in up to 15 fields and up to 4 buttons

- choose these input fields to be any of the following: simple text, password field, popup list or check box

- show a list dialog or very big text dialog

- show temporary flash screens

- show a progress bar for lengthy operations

- add a standard icon or your own custom icons, now also with transparent PNGs

- present a slideshow of images and movies fullscreen



What is new in version 5.5.2?


Troi Dialog Plug-in 5.5.2 adds support for bigger icons and several other tweaks. It also fixes several bugs:

- (Custom)icons can now be extra large, up to 48x48 pixels. With todays screen sizes this makes for pleasing dialog aesthetics.

- Improved the Dial_Dialog function: you can now also add the switch: "-StopOnESC". With this switch the user can press the ESC key to leave the dialog.

- (Windows) Improved support for (transparent) PNG custom icons.

- (Mac OS X only) Added new switch "-CheckSpellingWhileTyping" to enable continuous spell checking for the Dial_BigInputDialog function.

- (Mac OS X) Converted the Dial_ListDialog function completely to Cocoa, restoring all functionality.

- (Mac OS X) Several bug fixes in the Dial_InputDialog function.

- (Mac OS X) Fixed a bug in Dial_BigInputDialog function where typing the return key would result in a linefeed character in the returned text.

- (Mac OS X) Fixed a bug in Dial_ListDialog function where empty lines would make the wrong item pre-selected.

- (Windows) Fixed a flickering in the progress bar part of the Dial_ProgressBar function.

- (Mac OS X) Reenabled setting the dialog position: Dial_SetPosition now works again for all dialog types.

- Updated User Guide and Overview.fp7 to reflect the new functionality.



Suggested uses

- give your users better and flexible feedback

- show quick instructions without the user having to dismiss the dialog

- build multi-language systems more easily

- make your solutions look more professional by using your own icons and title bars in dialogs

- control the way users type in data: you can, for example, let them type more than 10 and less than 40 characters

- show a slideshow of images selected from a found set, for example all images with water as a keyword

- measure finishing times in a race

- measure with accuracy the efficiency of 2 differently implemented scripts.


All these features also work in a runtime solution. We invite you to test drive the new functions and see what you can do with it!



Pricing & availability


A fully functional demo version of Troi Dialog Plug-in 5.5.2 is available for downloading at Troi's web site at: .


Troi Dialog Plug-in 5.5.2 works with FileMaker Pro 9, 10 and 11. The plug-in can also be used with runtimes from FileMaker Pro Advanced 9, 10 or FileMaker Pro Advanced 11. The plug-in is available for Mac OS X and Windows.


On Mac OS X the plug-in runs in Mac OS X 10.5.7 or higher. The plug-in also runs on Windows Vista or Windows 7. QuickTime 7 or later is needed for the Dial_PresentImage() function.


Licenses cost US$ 59 per user. Details on developer licenses and multi-user packs can be found on our web site. You can order licenses from our web site.



Upgrade information


Users who bought a license for Troi Dialog Plug-in on or after February 1st, 2008 are entitled to a free upgrade. We have emailed these registered users a new registration string.


Upgrades from licenses bought before February 1st, 2008 are available from US$ 29 per user. You can order upgrades from our web site.



About Troi Automatisering


Troi Automatisering is leading developer of cross platform FileMaker Pro plug-ins and winner of the FileMaker Pro Excellence Award 2001. For more information, visit our web site at:




Contact information  


D. Budding

Troi Automatisering

Boliviastraat 11

2408 MX Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands

Telephone: +31-172-426606



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Vraagje ivm de developer license:

Mag ik die enkel gebruiken bij het maken van runtimes of mag ik deze ook leveren tesamen met een door mezelf gemaakte applicatie aan een klant die gebruikt maakt van filemaker server + 10 cliënts. Of dient de klant 10 licenties van de plugin extra aan te schaffen?

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