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Starts export.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
AVExport 6.1 Yes No Yes, macOS only No No

MBS( "AVExport.ExportAsynchronously"; AVExportSession )


Parameter Description Example value
AVExportSession The session reference number. $AVExport


Returns OK or error.


Starts export.
Starts the asynchronous execution of an export session.
If internal preparation for export fails, the export fails directly.

You must set output path or URL before starting export.
Please check AVExport.Status and AVExport.Progress regularly for updates.


Start export:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "AVExport.ExportAsynchronously"; $$AVExport )]
If [MBS("ISError")]
    Show Custom Dialog ["Failed to start export session"; MBS("Text.RemovePrefix"; $r; "[MBS] ")]
    Exit Script []
End If
Install OnTimer Script [“Update Status”; Interval: ,5]

See also

Example Databases

AVExport.EstimatedOutputFileLength   -   AVExport.ExportSession

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