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Queries the type of alarm.

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


Parameter Description Example value
EKAlarm The reference to the alarm. $Alarm


Returns text or error.


Queries the type of alarm.
Can be Display, Email, Procedure or Sound.

DisplayThe alarm displays a message.
SoundThe alarm plays a sound.
URLThe alarm opens a URL.
EmailThe alarm sends an email.

This field is read-only; to change the type of alarm, set emailAddress, sound or URL.
Setting all of those to empty text will change it to type Display.

See also

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

Events.Alarm.TriggerDateRelativeTo   -   Events.AuthorizationStatusForEntityType

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