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Lists keys for preferences.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Preferences 12.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS and Windows ✅ Yes
MBS( "Preferences.List"; Domain )   More


Parameter Description Example
Domain The domain name for your preferences. Leave empty for default one. "de.mbsplugins.MyApp"


Returns list or error.


Lists keys for preferences.
Can be useful to discover what keys are available.
You may be limited by macOS/iOS on what preferences files from other applications you can inspect.

Windows version reads into Registry what we write with Preferences.SetValue.


List preferences for FileMaker on macOS:


List preferences:

MBS( "Preferences.List“; "de.mbsplugins.MyApp“)

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This function checks for a license.

Created 10th January 2022, last changed 11st January 2022

Preferences.HasValue - Preferences.SetTextSelectionWithDragAndDrop