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Creates variables with given keys and value from dictionary.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Dictionary 5.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "Dictionary.SetVariables"; DictionaryRef { ; Options } )


Parameter Description Example value
DictionaryRef The reference number to the dictionary as returned by Dictionary.Create function. $dic
Options Optional
Whether to create local or global variables.
Pass 2 to create global variables ($$)
Pass 0 to create local variables ($), default.

Add 1 to free the dictionary after doing this.


Returns OK or error.


Creates variables with given keys and value from dictionary.
The plugin evaluates a Let statement which defines variables in current script with the content of the dictionary. This is very useful for passing arguments to a script (see blog post & guide)

This does not work, if passing Directory reference number from client to server or back!

See also

Example Databases

Created 14th March 2015, last changed 8th May 2017

Dictionary.SetValueForKey   -   Dictionary.ToJSON

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