Productive Computing, Inc. Releases Outlook Manipulator v3 Plug-in

San Diego, CA – March 7, 2006 – Productive Computing, Inc., a FileMaker Solutions Alliance Partner, today announced the release of the Outlook Manipulator v3 plug-in. The Outlook Manipulator Plug-in is the only FileMaker Pro plug-in that allows you to pass data between FileMaker Pro and Microsoft Outlook®. This newest release offers significantly expanded functionality over previous releases of the Outlook Manipulator.

Improvements over previous versions of the Outlook Manipulator include:
– Freedom to navigate to any folder in the current users default folder tree
– Increased access to Outlook record types to include Notes, Journal, and Post Items
– Import e-mail message headers
– Uses Outlook’s own e-mail engine to send email without using an external SMTP mail client and bypasses all security dialogs
– Fully Unicode compatible (International Language support)

Existing Features include:
– Authenticate User (for Outlook Profiles)
– New Record, Delete Record, Delete All Records
– Save Record (or Send Mail)
– Open Record, Set Field Data
– Verify Field Data
– Get Field Data, Get First Record, Get Next Record, Get Record Count
– Set Mail Folder
– Open First Folder, Open Next Folder
– Get Folder ID
– Move Record

With this new plug-in, developers and users will have the tools to be able to manipulate Microsoft Outlook data DIRECTLY THROUGH A FILEMAKER PRO INTERFACE! The Outlook Manipulator can exchange data within Microsoft Outlook Contacts, Tasks, Notes, Mail, Journal, and Post Items.

“This enhanced version is faster, has access to more Outlook data fields, and is even easier to integrate into your custom solutions than ever before! We built it from the ground up using the latest FileMaker plug-in API and Microsoft architectures, which resulted in the most robust, user friendly plug-in we have created to date. It truly is the ‘crown jewel’ in our extensive product line.” – CFO, Keith Larochelle

Example Uses:
– Move all contacts from your FileMaker contact manager into MS Outlook for easy E-mail address lookup
– Populate and view the Outlook calendar using your FMP events database
– Populate FileMaker with your Outlook E-mail for archiving purposes and quick search capability
– Create Outlook tasks from your live FMP data complete with reminders
– Send Mass E-Mail campaigns without encountering Outlook security dialogs

Productive Computing, Inc. is one of the Partner Level members of the FileMaker Solutions Alliance, a 2000 member organization of professional FileMaker pro developers. The company specializes in custom database design and FileMaker Pro plug-in development.