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Schedule notification.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
UNNotification 7.2 Yes No No No Yes
MBS( "UNNotification.Schedule"; UNNotificationRef { ; Identifier } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
UNNotificationRef The reference number of the notification. $Notification
Identifier Optional
The identifier for the notifcation.
Should be unique unless you want to replace an existing one.
Optional for 9.3 or newer.


Returns OK or error.


Schedule notification.
Only for new notifications and you need to define trigger before scheduling.
The new notification when presented will get a new notification reference number.

Works on MacOS 10.14 or newer with MBS Plugin 9.1 or newer.


Create notification and add a time trigger:

# Create a new notification
Set Variable [$notification; Value:MBS("UNNotification.New")]
# Set Title and Body
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("UNNotification.SetTitle"; $notification; "Hello")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("UNNotification.SetBody"; $notification; "Greetings from FileMaker")]
# set a time interval trigger
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("UNNotification.SetTimeIntervalTrigger"; $notification; 60; 0)]
# and query back trigger settings
Set Variable [$value; Value:MBS("UNNotification.TimeInterval"; $notification)]
Set Variable [$value; Value:MBS("UNNotification.Repeats"; $notification)]
Set Variable [$value; Value:MBS("UNNotification.NextTriggerDate"; $notification)]
# and schedule
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("UNNotification.Schedule"; $notification; "test")]

See also

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Created 15th April 2017, last changed 19th June 2019

UNNotification.Repeats   -   UNNotification.SetActionScript

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