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HOW TO: Check FileMaker Plug-In Versions

How to check what Plug-Ins I'm running

For various reasons, the FileMaker Pro component of your 6-in-1 installation may have missing or outdated plugins.  To help with troubleshooting, this article shows you how to identify what plugins are loading.


Check Plugin Versions

Using the FileMaker Pro menus, enter the Preferences dialog.  The interface is similar but varies slightly between Mac, Windows, FileMaker 11, and FileMaker 19:

FileMaker 11 (Windows Only)

  1. If the FileMaker menus are hidden, reveal them by shift-clicking the 'Beneficiaries' button in the Main Hub & Spokes menu.  Here's a article that shows you in detail.
     
  2. Open the Preferences dialog using the 'Edit\Preferences' menu command:


     
  3. The Preferences dialog shows all installed plugins on the 'Plug-Ins' tab.  Selecting an individual Plugin reveals the version.  In this case, the 'BaseElements' plugin is v3.0.


     

FileMaker 19 (macOS and Windows)

  1. Open the Preferences dialog using the 'Edit\Preferences' menu command on Windows, or 'FileMaker Pro\Preferences' command on macOS:

         
     
  2. The Preferences dialog shows all installed plugins on the 'Plug-Ins' tab.  Selecting an individual Plugin reveals the version.  In this case, the 'BaseElements' plugin is v4.2.3.

        

 

Need to install the latest Plug-ins?

This related article has an installer to download, and step-by-step instuctions.

HOW TO: Fix FileMaker Plug-In issues for 6-in-1

How to install the latest plugins required required to run 6-in-1.

 

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