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Sets the destination path for batch downloads.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
CURL 7.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "CURL.SetBatchDestinationPath"; curl; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example value
curl The CURL session handle. $curl
Path The path to destination folder. "/Users/cs/Desktop/"


Returns OK or error.


Sets the destination path for batch downloads.
See also CURL.SetOptionWildCardMatch.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.


Download several files via FTP:

Set Variable [$curl; Value:MBS("CURL.New")]
#Set URL with wildcard match
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS("CURL.SetOptionURL"; $curl; CURL Test::URL)]
#Set folder where to put files
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS("CURL.SetBatchDestinationPath"; $curl; CURL Test::DestPath)]
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS("CURL.SetOptionPassword"; $curl; CURL Test::Password)]
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS("CURL.SetOptionUsername"; $curl; CURL Test::Name)]
#enable wildcard match
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS("CURL.SetOptionWildCardMatch"; $curl; 1)]
#download them all
Set Field [CURL Test::Result; MBS("CURL.Perform"; $curl)]
#check results
Set Field [CURL Test::debug; MBS("CURL.GetDebugAsText"; $curl)]
Set Field [CURL Test::FileNames; MBS("CURL.GetBatchFileNames"; $curl)]
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS("CURL.Cleanup"; $curl)]

See also

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Created 19th December 2016, last changed 20th December 2016

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