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Finds all players in current window.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
AVPlayer 7.3 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "AVPlayer.FindPlayers" )




Returns list of identifiers or error.


Finds all players in current window.
Looks for interactive containers using AVPlayer for playback and returns new identifiers for them.
We added this function to query time of a playing interactive container on iOS.
Seems to work on Mac for FileMaker 16, too.
Looks on the current window with focus.

If you just moved to the record, please use a short script pause to have FileMaker actually load the video.


Query time of container playing container on iOS:

# find players
Set Variable [$list; MBS( "AVPlayer.FindPlayers" ) ]
# pick first one
Set Variable [$player; GetValue($list; 1) ]
# query time
Set Variable [$time; MBS( "AVPlayer.GetTime"; AVPlayer ) ]

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This function is free to use.

Created 30th May 2017, last changed 19th March 2021

AVPlayer.CloseView - AVPlayer.GetAsset

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