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Adds a list of values to a quick list.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
List 5.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "QuickList.AddList"; List1; List2 { ; Separator } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
List1 The reference to the first quicklist. $List1
List2 The list to add. $List2
Separator Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 8.5 or newer.
The separator to use.
Can be ASCII character number (e.g. 9 for tab) or a text where we use first character as separator.
Default is newline character.
"|" Optional


Returns OK or error.


Adds a list of values to a quick list.


Create a quicklist and add a list:

Set Variable [$q; Value:MBS("QuickList.New"; "Hello¶World")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("QuickList.AddList"; $q; "Hello¶World")]
Show Custom Dialog [MBS("QuickList.GetList"; $q)]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("QuickList.Release"; $q)]

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Created 12nd November 2014, last changed 14th December 2023

QuartzFilterManager.ShowPanel - QuickList.AddMultiValue