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Font.Activate

Activates a font inside app or whole computer.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Font 2.6 Yes Yes No No No

MBS( "Font.Activate"; path; local )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
path The native file path to the font file. "/Users/test/Desktop/test.ttf"
local Pass 1 to activate only inside app or 0 for globally. 0

Result

Returns "OK" or error number from OS.

Description

Activates a font inside app or whole computer.
It looks like FileMaker reads font list only on startup, so it may not react to loading this font.

Examples

Activate a font:

MBS( "Font.Activate"; "/Users/test/Desktop/test.ttf"; 1 )

See also

Example Databases


Folders.Windows   -   Font.CalculateTextWidth

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