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Sets the sound to play.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Events 6.2 Yes No No No Yes
MBS( "Events.Alarm.SetSound"; EKAlarm; Sound )   More


Parameter Description Example value
EKAlarm The reference to the alarm. $Alarm
Sound The name of the sound file.
See /LIbrary/Sounds and /System/LIbrary/Sounds folders.


Returns OK or error.


Sets the sound to play.
The value of this property is the name of a system sound. When you set the soundName property, the action property is set to Audio, and the emailAddress and url properties are cleared.


Add alarm with sound 15 minutes before event:

Set Variable [$alarm2; Value:MBS( "Events.NewAlarmWithRelativeOffset"; -15*60 )]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "Events.Alarm.SetSound"; $alarm2; "Submarine" )]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Events.Item.AddAlarm"; $c; $alarm2)]

See also

Example Databases

Created 10th March 2016, last changed 13th August 2016

Events.Alarm.SetRelativeOffset   -   Events.Alarm.SetStructuredLocation

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