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Writes a file to disk.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
WordFile 5.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "WordFile.WriteFile"; WordFile; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example value
WordFile The reference number of the open word file. $wordFile
Path The native file path. "C:\Test\test.docx"


Returns OK or error.


Writes a file to disk.
File extension should be correct, either docx or xml depending on what you loaded.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.


Writes a DocX file:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("WordFile.WriteFile"; $WordFile; "/Users/cs/Desktop/TestOutput.docx")]

See also

Example Databases

Created 5th November 2015, last changed 15th May 2016

WordFile.Texts   -   X509.Description

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