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Queries drag and drop preference.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Preferences 2.8 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS ❌ No
MBS( "Preferences.GetTextSelectionWithDragAndDrop" )




Returns current value 0 or 1 or an error.


Queries drag and drop preference.
This function queries the preference setting from FileMaker (or Runtime) about allowing text selection by drag and drop.
Due to the way the preferences work, we can read the value which the setting has, but we can only set the value for the next launch of the application.

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 24th September 2019

Preferences.DeleteValue - Preferences.GetValue