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Returns the hex encoded value of the container.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Container 6.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "Container.GetHex"; ContainerField; Name or Index )   More


Parameter Description Example value
ContainerField The container field or value to inspect. MyTable::MyContainerField
Name or Index either the name of the Type or it's index 0


Returns data or error.


Returns the hex encoded value of the container.
You must tell the plug-in which of the types in the container field you want to use. You can use either it's name (JPEG, TIFF, PNGf etc) or it's index. The index is from 0 to the count of types -1 You can use Container.GetCount to return the count of types in the container.
You can pass index zero and get data form references file in case container is a file reference.

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Created 30th November 2016, last changed 21st October 2017

Container.GetHeight   -   Container.GetJPEGHeight

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