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Searches addressbook for given external ID.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Addressbook 6.1 Yes No Yes, macOS only No No

MBS( "Addressbook.searchPersonWithExternalUID"; UID )


Parameter Description Example value
UID The external UID.
Not the unique ID we use elsewhere for person.


Returns person ID or error.


Searches addressbook for given external ID.
The plugin has to look into each person, find the external ID and compare it.
So this call can take a while.


Find unique ID for record based on external ID:

MBS( "Addressbook.searchPersonWithExternalUID"; "637fa922-7a2b-4f9a-bfa3-023253d4a3d5" )

Addressbook.searchPeopleWithName   -   Addressbook.setMe

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