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Takes screenshot from a named control in FileMaker.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Container 11.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Container.Screenshot"; Name )   More


Parameter Description Example
Name Name of the control on screen. "web"


Returns container value or error.


Takes screenshot from a named control in FileMaker.
This function was developed to take a screenshot of a container control, but it also works for any other control like WebViewers.


Take screenshot of a button:

Set Field [ Test::Picture ; MBS("Container.Screenshot"; "button") ]

Take screenshot of Web Viewer:

Set Field [ Webviewer::Image ; MBS("Container.Screenshot"; "web") ]

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This function is free to use.

Created 14th July 2021, last changed 4th August 2021

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