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Sets close trigger.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Window 12.1 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Window.SetCloseTrigger"; Ref; Filename; ScriptName )   More


Parameter Description Example
Ref Pass window or web viewer reference number.
Filename The database file name where the script is located. "test.fmp12"
ScriptName The script name. "MyScript"


Returns OK or error.


Sets close trigger.
Informs you if a window with a reference closed or a custom web viewer was removed from the layout. FileMaker may rebuild the current layout and delete the custom web viewer.

Parameter to the script is the reference number passed here to identify the object. Please be aware that Window objects are gone when the trigger runs.


Create web viewer and set close trigger:

Set Variable [ $$web ; Value: MBS("WebView.CreateWithControl"; 0; "placeholder"; 1) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("Window.SetCloseTrigger"; $$web; Get(FileName); "Closed") ]

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This function is free to use.

Created 20th January 2022, last changed 20th January 2022

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