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CURL.GetResultAsData

Returns the result of the transaction as data file.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
CURL 2.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "CURL.GetResultAsData"; Handle; Type { ; Filename } )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Handle The CURL session handle. $curl
Type The type the new data should have for FileMaker. See container functions. Typically "PDF " for pdf files, "FILE" for normal binary files and special codes for pictures like "JPEG". "FILE"
Filename Optional
The desired file name
test.zip

Result

A container value or empty on error.

Description

Returns the result of the transaction as data file.
Make sure the data is in the format you tell FileMaker. FileMaker uses internally 4 letter codes to know what data is stored in containers and you need to pass a suitable type code.
Please note that types are always 4 characters long, "PDF " has a space on the end.
Version 5.2 and later can use the filename from URL if you don't provide one yourself.

See also

Example Databases

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 5th July 2015


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