Open source plug-in can do ASCII conversions as an external function.
Alphen a/d Rijn, The Netherlands, November 6, 2001–Troi
Automatisering today announced the availability of Troi ASCII Plug-in
1.0.2 for FileMaker Pro.
What is the ASCII Plug-in?
Troi ASCII Plug-in adds the external function “Asci-LowSafe” to FileMaker
Pro. This function converts higher ASCII characters to lower ASCII
characters, while trying to retain as much information as possible. Here
are some examples for the translation: =FC becomes ‘ue’
=F8 becomes ‘o’
Troi ASCII is an open source plug-in: the download contains the source
code. To compile the source code you need MetroWerks Codewarrior as well as
a copy of FileMaker Developer 5.5 for some header files.
Availability & Conditions of use
Troi ASCII Plug-in 1.0.2 and its source code are available for downloading
at Troi’s Web site at:
Troi ASCII Plug-in 1.0.2 works with FileMaker Pro 4 or later and FileMaker
Developer 4 or later. The plug-in is available for Mac OS, Mac OS X,
Windows95/98/Me and NT/2000.
Although the source code of the plug-in is publicly downloadable, the
source code remains copyright of Troi Automatisering. Commercial
distribution of the compiled software is restricted without permission of
You are free to use ten copies of the compiled software on up to 10 single
computers (10 x Single User License). You may not network the software or
otherwise use it or make it available for use on more than ten computers at
the same time. Please contact us if you want to use the compiled code on
more than ten computers, for licensing conditions.
Contribute to this open source plug-in
Please email us at email@example.com if you want to improve the source of this
plug-in, for example by adding extra functions.
About Troi Automatisering
Troi Automatisering is leading developer of cross platform FileMaker Pro
plug-ins. For more information, visit our web site at: