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Queries current status of smart card in reader.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
SmartCard 6.3 Yes Yes Yes No No

MBS( "SmartCard.Status"; SmartCardContext; Selector )


Parameter Description Example value
SmartCardContext The smartcard context reference number. $SmartCardContext
Selector Which value to query.
Can be ReaderName, State, Protocol or ATR.


Returns value or error.


Queries current status of smart card in reader.
You can call it any time after a successful call to SmartCard.Connect and before a successful call to SmartCard.Disconnect. It does not affect the state of the reader or reader driver.

If you ask for State, the result is Absent, Present, Swallowed, Powered, Negotiable or Specific.


Query reader name:

MBS( "SmartCard.Status"; $SmartCardContext; "ReaderName" )

See also

Example Databases

SmartCard.SetAttribute   -   SmartCard.Transmit

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