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Queries the color of the calendar.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Calendar 3.4 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Calendar.Calendar.GetColor"; calendarRef { ; ReturnAsNumbers } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
calendarRef The id of the calendar to query. $calendarRef
ReturnAsNumbers Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 8.3 or newer.
Pass 1 to return color as list of red, green and blue, e.g. "123¶234¶56"
Pass 0 (default) for return as hex value, e.g. "7788FF".
0 Optional


Returns color or error.


Queries the color of the calendar.
Color is returned as hex numbers like "8295AF".


Check color of calendar by ID:

MBS( "Calendar.Calendar.GetColor"; "B560017B-E414-4CD9-B3D1-3D6E7717D714" )

Get color for calendar by name:

MBS( "Calendar.Calendar.GetColor"; "Public" )

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 13th June 2018

Calendar.Calendar.Duplicate - Calendar.Calendar.GetNotes