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Version 1.0 | Last Updated 27 August 2019 1     OVERVIEW In some cases, the M-Files helper program 'MFStatus.exe" may stop and this can cause serious issues for this issued computer workability with M-Files document vault. In this article, we are aimin...
Version 1.0 | Last Updated 27 august 2019 1     OVERVIEW By default, M-Files Server is not able to index AutoCAD .DWG files for their content to appear on M-Files searches. This article describes an easy way to enable indexing the file contents of .DWG...
1     OVERVIEW / WORK NOTES Using data from a SQL database that contains Chinese characters as source for an M-Files object or a value list can cause issues with the data being formatted as question marks instead of the actual string values. Even the cas...
1     OVERVIEW M-Files support may require an event viewer log for investigating M-Files related issues in many cases. M-Files stores detailed logs for different M-Files events in Windows Event Viewer Log. These logs can be helpful while investigating an...
1     OVERVIEW The history dialog can have additional columns. Some users know how to add/remove those, and they are user specific. Same way as other views in M-Files the history view can be set to have different defaults for all users. 2     SOLUTION ...
You will need some scripting to get the date when the document was created in M-Files. * Make a new property of data type "Date", text data type * In property definition, open "Automatic Values" * Open "Calculated value (VBScript)" and add the fol...
1     OVERVIEW Google Chrome is the preferred browser for using M-Files Web as it offers the ability to use M-Files for Chrome extension with full features capability like M-Files Desktop client. Investigating issue related to M-Files Web (MFWA) and M-Fi...
Here is some code that can be used to import an Event_Log.xml file exported from M-Files Admin into SQL for a more in depth analysis. I've also provided a sample query at the end that will provide a count of Events by Hour which has been useful for find...
M-Files URL properties document (https://kb.cloudvault.m-files.com/Default.aspx?#3ECA226F-7B54-428B-B539-DE443E6134EC/object/BE2AA2E4-8B75-43DF-8E31-C045A31938B0/latest [https://kb.cloudvault.m-files.com/Default.aspx?#3ECA226F-7B54-428B-B539-DE443E6134EC/...
THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO: * M-Color SUMMARY When a textured style is used as a fill style, for example the brick wall texture from the default palette, and the texture is too large or too small for the surface, the size of the text...
THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO: * M-Color with network license SUMMARY This article describes how to allow network traffic through the WINDOWS FIREWALL, which is installed and activated with WINDOWS XP SERVICE PACK 2 by default. If you a...
THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO: * AutoCAD, all versions having the PEDIT or BPOLY commands * M-Color, all versions SUMMARY M-Color does not fill areas defined using the AutoCAD object type LINE. If you have areas in the AutoCAD drawing...
THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO: * M-Color SUMMARY If you need to combine two CFG files into one, or if you need to copy some CFG layers from one to another in the PLOT APPEARANCE dialog, read further. If you need to manage palette fil...
THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO: * M-Color, using network license SUMMARY The license for M-Color can be a single computer (standalone) license or network license. One single computer license allows the usage of M-Color only on one comput...
THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO: * M-Color SUMMARY This article concerns M-Color users who have purchased a STANDALONE LICENSE or SINGLE COMPUTER LICENSE as it is called in M-Color 9. If your M-Color workstation computer is updated, or fo...
THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO: * Full AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT with a template * M-Color SUMMARY A simple user's guide on how to insert transparent background images of people, trees, cars etc. to M-Color drawings and Information about D...
SUMMARY This article contains details on how to install a new M-Color license server or how to migrate you license server to a new server machine ACTIONS When you are installing M-Color license server for the first time or migrating your M-Color lic...
1     OVERVIEW Preview for Office documents (e.g. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) in M-Files Desktop client views always uses Windows previewer as default, as it more efficient than using M-Files own preview handler. Sometimes you can face trouble when ...
THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO: * AutoCAD, all versions * M-Color, all versions SYMPTOMS When doing the _Preview and Plot _command in AutoCAD from the _M-Color_ menu, an error message: "AN UNEXPECTED ERROR OCCURRED WHILE PLOTTING (WHIL...
THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO: * AutoCAD, all versions * M-Color * SYMPTOMS When working in AutoCAD and making the MCL with the command _Preview and Plot, _the program seems to freeze. When making modifications in AutoCAD and pr...
THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO: AutoCAD, all versions and M-Color, all versions SUMMARY This article works as a checklist for solving why some objects in an AutoCAD drawing do not show in the M-Color MCL file when viewed in M-Color Previe...
1     OVERVIEW Sometimes M-Files support personal might ask you to collect Microsoft Network Monitor (Netmon) log which is often required for troubleshooting network or communication related issue. Get the Microsoft Network Monitor from https://blogs.t...
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