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Sets the script to run when button is clicked.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Progressdialog 7.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "Progressdialog.SetScript"; FileName; ScriptName { ; Parameter } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
FileName The file name for the script. Get(FileName)
ScriptName The script name to run.
An empty name will disable the script calling.
Parameter The script parameter to pass. Optional


Returns OK or error.


Sets the script to run when button is clicked.

With plugin version 6.0 or newer the script name can be a script ID number. In that case the plugin queries the script name for the given script ID. This allows to call scripts by ID and avoid problems if scripts are later renamed.

Notice: FileMaker 19.2 adds a fmplugin extended privileges. If you have such an extended privileges to allow the plugin to trigger scripts, you need to grant permissions for it. If such a privilege is not defined, the plugin is allowed to trigger scripts. See FileMaker product documentation for details.


Set script to run

MBS("ProgressDialog.SetScript"; Get(FileName); "CancelScript"; "optional parameter")

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This function is free to use.

Created 14th February 2017, last changed 15th October 2022

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