2empowerFM Plug-ins Updated for OS X Mountain Lion 10.8

Discussion created by cdragon on Jul 26, 2012

Crestline, CA, July 26, 2012 -- Dracoventions has released updates for its full line of 2empowerFM plug-ins that provide compatibility with OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.  Updates are available immediately at for both Macintosh and Windows.


Mountain Lion issues have been addressed in 2empowerFM Menu Popper, Keyboard and Mouse, Dialog Master, and Developer Assistant.  There were no compatibility problems found with Mountain Lion and other 2empowerFM plug-ins.


Additionally, this release brings the ability to position the progress bar in Dialog Master and corrects issues when using certain non-US keyboards to search the Table Relationships graph via Developer Assistant.


See the release notes for further details.


About 2empowerFM Plug-ins


Originally developed to serve the business needs of a non-profit company, our plug-ins will save you time during FileMaker development and empower your FileMaker database solutions. Our plug-ins include:


2empowerFM Developer Assistant
- Add search to many of FileMaker's windows including search within scripts, database fields, and within the Table Relationships graph
- Debug and develop faster by evaluating highlighted expressions immediately instead of copying, closing dialogs, and pasting into FileMaker's Data Viewer


2empowerFM Hands-Free Printer
- Use scripts to automate printing and control individual printer options


2empowerFM Dialog Master
- Create dialogs where you control the position of buttons, stylized text, menus, and more.


2empowerFM Menu Popper
- Pop-up multi-level menus anywhere on a FileMaker layout


2empowerFM Keyboard and Mouse
- Easily link hotkeys to scripts, create image-map buttons, and change the mouse cursor


2empowerFM Clipboard Explorer
- Save and restore objects on the clipboard including stylized text, FileMaker scripts, and layout objects
- One of our many FREE plug-ins!


2empowerFM Text Toolkit
- Perform powerful search and replace in database text using Perl-compatible regular-expressions
- Generate a hash of data using many algorithms including SHA512, MD5, and TR1
- Another one of our FREE plug-ins!


Pricing and Availability


Mountian Lion updates are available immediately at


These updates are free for those who purchased a license within the last year.  Older customers may purchase upgrades at 50% off.


Server and Developer licenses are also available.  All plug-ins can be tested for 30 days free of charge and demos are fully functional.


About Dracoventions


Dracoventions is a FileMaker Business Alliance (FBA) member located in Crestline, CA, USA. Dracoventions is focused on inventing software that empowers you to save development time, expand FileMaker's abilities, and create a better user experience.


With over 25 years of software engineering experience, company-founder Chris Dragon was inspired by the business needs of a FileMaker-based non-profit to create the 2empowerFM Family of Plug-ins. These plug-ins include Developer Assistant, Hands-Free Printer, Dialog Master, Menu Popper, Text Toolkit, and many others.  Plug-ins are available at




Chris Dragon


Phone: (818) 588-6418