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Shows the dialog to modify the fields for table view.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Window 6.5 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Window.ShowTableViewDialog"; WindowRef { ; Force } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
WindowRef Window Reference is the unique OS level window ID. You can obtain this by using the Window.FindByTitle or Window.FindByIndex functions. Pass zero to access the frontmost window. 0
Force Pass 1 to avoid checks whether button can be clicked.
Normally plugin wants to avoid that you click there when not appropriate. But to toggle the button for a card window, you may want to force it as FileMaker does not support that.
0 Optional


Returns OK or error.


Shows the dialog to modify the fields for table view.
Please run as last command in script, so the function can do the job properly.
On Windows you can try similar by simulating a mouse click on the right coordinate.


Show table view dialog command:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Window.ShowTableViewDialog"; 0)]

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Created 27th November 2016, last changed 1st June 2017

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