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Show or hide a menu command.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Menubar 5.0 Yes Yes No No No
MBS( "Menubar.SetMenuCommandVisible"; Path; Visible )   More


Parameter Description Example
Path The ID or path to the menu entry.
Use Menubar.ListMenuCommands to find out the IDs and names.
Visible The new visible state. Pass 1 to make visible and 0 to hide. 1


Returns OK or error.


Show or hide a menu command.
This allows you to remove menu entries by path/ID from the FileMaker menu, so user cannot longer use it. The change is not permanent and whenever FileMaker rebuilds the menu, all menu entries are back.


Hide preferences menu command:

MBS("Menubar.SetMenuCommandVisible"; 49153; 0)

Hide service menu in FileMaker Pro Advanced in German:

MBS("Menubar.SetMenuCommandVisible"; "FileMaker Pro Advanced¶Dienste"; 0)

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Created 15th November 2014, last changed 17th June 2018

Menubar.SetMenuCommandTitle   -   MessageComposer.AddAttachmentContainer

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