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Queries an item property value.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
WIA 6.5 No Yes No No No

MBS( "WIA.ItemPropertyValue"; Item; Key )


Parameter Description Example value
Item The item of current device to query.
For a scanner this is typical Flatbed or Feeder.
see WIA.ListItems
Key The property key.
Can be a text with the name of the property or the corresponding ID.


Returns value or error.


Queries an item property value.


Queries resolution:

MBS( "WIA.ItemPropertyValue"; "Flatbed"; "Horizontal Resolution" )

Queries file extension:

MBS( "WIA.ItemPropertyValue"; "Flatbed"; "Filename extension" )

Queries media type:

MBS( "WIA.ItemPropertyValue"; "Flatbed"; "Media Type" )

Queries orientation:

MBS( "WIA.ItemPropertyValue"; "Flatbed"; "Orientation" )
// 0 = Portrait, 1 = Landscape, 2 = Rotate 180, 3 = Rotate 270

See also

WIA.ItemPropertyKeys   -   WIA.ListItems

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