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Performs a function on a window.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Window 6.5 Yes No No No No
MBS( "Window.RunCommand"; WindowRef; Command )   More


Parameter Description Example value
WindowRef Window Reference is the unique OS level window ID. You can obtain this by using the Window.FindByTitle or Window.FindByIndex functions. Pass zero to access the frontmost window. 0
Command The name of the command.


Returns OK or error.


Performs a function on a window.
Please use Window.ListCommands to find available commands.
Please run as last command in script, so the function can do the job properly.

Be aware that this is not supported by FileMaker. Some commands work correctly, but others do nothing or can crash FileMaker.


Shows dialog to customize table fields:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Window.RunCommand"; 0; "onModifyTableView")]

Zooms window:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Window.RunCommand"; 0; "zoom")]

See also

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Created 27th November 2016, last changed 27th November 2016

Window.ResizeContentView   -   Window.RunToolbarCustomizationPalette

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