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Sets the image to be shown in the drop area.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
DragDrop 2.4 Yes Yes No No No

MBS( "DragDrop.SetImage"; droparea; image )


Parameter Description Example value
droparea The reference ID for this drop area. Use functions like DragDrop.CreateWithControl to create a drop area. $dropHandle
image the image to use. For best results, pass a container value with a PNG image.


Returns "OK" on success.


Sets the image to be shown in the drop area.
Currently not working right in FileMaker 13. Better just put image in layout where you plan to put the drag area.
Added Windows support for MBS Plugin 8.1.


Put a picture on drop area:

Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS( "DragDrop.SetImage"; $dropview; DragTest::img )]

See also

Example Databases

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 5th February 2018

DragDrop.SetFrame   -   DragDrop.SetTag

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