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Returns a unique identifier for a calendar item.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Events 6.2 Yes No No No Yes
MBS( "Events.Item.CalendarItemIdentifier"; EKCalendarItem )   More


Parameter Description Example value
EKCalendarItem The reference to the calendar item: an event or reminder. $item


Returns ID or error.


Returns a unique identifier for a calendar item.
Item identifiers are not sync-proof in that a full sync will lose this identifier, so you should always have a back up plan for dealing with a reminder that is no longer fetchable by this property, e.g. by title, etc..
You only need this function to match a reference number from our plugin to the UUID used by calendar identifier.

See also

Example Databases

Created 10th March 2016, last changed 12nd March 2016

Events.Item.CalendarItemExternalIdentifier   -   Events.Item.Duplicate

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