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Sets which script to call if hotkey is pressed.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
HotKey 5.0 Yes Yes No No No
MBS( "HotKey.SetScript"; HotKeyRef; Filename; ScriptName )   More


Parameter Description Example value
HotKeyRef The reference value for the hotkey as returned by HotKey.Register function. $hotkey
Filename The database file name where the script is located. "test.fmp12"
ScriptName The script name. "MyScript"


Returns OK or error.


Sets which script to call if hotkey is pressed.

With plugin version 6.0 or newer the script name can be a script ID number. In that case the plugin queries the script name for the given script ID. This allows to call scripts by ID and avoid problems if scripts are later renamed.


Register Control-F5:

Set Field [HotKeys::HotKey ID; MBS("HotKey.Register"; "F5"; "control")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("HotKey.SetScript"; HotKeys::HotKey ID; Get(FileName); "HotkeyAction")]

See also

Example Databases

Created 4th February 2015, last changed 27th January 2016

HotKey.SetName   -   HotKey.SetTag

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