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Addressbook.save

Saves all the changes made since the last save.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Addressbook 3.1 Yes No No No Yes

MBS( "Addressbook.save" )

Parameters

none

Result

Returns OK on success and error on failure.

Description

Saves all the changes made since the last save.

Examples

Create person and save changes:

$personID = MBS( "Addressbook.NewPerson" )
$r = MBS( "Addressbook.record.SetValueForProperty"; $personID; "FirstNameProperty"; "John" )
$r = MBS( "Addressbook.addRecord"; $personID )
$r = MBS( "Addressbook.save" )

Edit existing person:

# get an UUID for a person record
$personID = "637FA922-7A2B-4F9A-BFA3-023253D4A3D5:ABPerson"
# set a new name
$r = MBS( "Addressbook.record.SetValueForProperty"; $personID; "FirstNameProperty"; "John" )
# save it
$r = MBS( "Addressbook.save" )

Add a new person to addressbook.

# Fields to variables
#
Set Variable [$vn; Value:Adressen::Extra]
Set Variable [$nn; Value:Adressen::Nachname]
Set Variable [$org; Value:Adressen::Name]
Set Variable [$str; Value:Adressen::Straße]
Set Variable [$land; Value:Adressen::Land]
Set Variable [$plz; Value:Adressen::PLZ]
Set Variable [$ort; Value:Adressen::Stadt]
Set Variable [$email; Value:Adressen::EMail]
Set Variable [$tel; Value:Adressen::Tel]
Set Variable [$mob; Value:Adressen::Mobil]
#
# Create new person
#
Set Variable [$personID; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.NewPerson" )]
# Add first name
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.record.SetValueForProperty"; $personID; "FirstNameProperty"; $vn )]
# Add last name
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.record.SetValueForProperty"; $personID; "LastNameProperty"; $nn )]
# Organization
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.record.SetValueForProperty"; $personID; "OrganizationProperty"; $org )]
# Add one address
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.multivalue.New"; 1 )
Set Variable [$id; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.multivalue.addAddress"; $str; $plz; $ort; $land; ""; "" )]
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.multivalue.setPrimaryIdentifier"; $id )]
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.record.SetValueForProperty"; $personID; "AddressProperty"; "multivalue" )]
# add an email
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.multivalue.New")
Set Variable [$id; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.multivalue.addValue"; $email; "EmailWorkLabel" )]
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.multivalue.setPrimaryIdentifier"; $id )]
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.record.SetValueForProperty"; $personID; "EmailProperty"; "multivalue" )]
# Add phone numbers
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.multivalue.New"]
Set Variable [$tel_id; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.multivalue.addValue"; $tel; "PhoneWorkLabel" )]
Set Variable [$mob_id; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.multivalue.addValue"; $mob; "PhoneMobileLabel" )]
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.multivalue.setPrimaryIdentifier"; $mob_id )]
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.record.SetValueForProperty"; $personID; "PhoneProperty"; "multivalue" )]
#
# Save record
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.addRecord"; $personID )]
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS ( "Addressbook.save" )]

See also

Example Databases

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 18th October 2016


Addressbook.removeRecord   -   Addressbook.searchElementForConjunction

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