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DragDrop.GetPathCount

Returns the number of file paths.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
DragDrop 2.4 Yes Yes No No No

MBS( "DragDrop.GetPathCount"; droparea )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
droparea The reference ID for this drop area. Use functions like DragDrop.CreateWithControl to create a drop area. $dropHandle

Result

The number of paths.

Description

Returns the number of file paths.
Call this function in the drag action script.
Added Windows support for MBS Plugin 8.1.

Examples

Stores files in records:

Set Variable [ $dropview ; Value: Get(ScriptParameter) ]
Set Variable [ $count ; Value: MBS("DragDrop.GetPathCount"; $dropview) ]
// Show Custom Dialog [ "Number of files: " & $count ]
Set Variable [ $index ; Value: 0 ]
If [ $count > 0 ]
    Loop
        Set Variable [ $OSPfad ; Value: MBS("DragDrop.GetPath"; $dropview; $index) ]
        Set Variable [ $FMPfad ; Value: MBS( "Path.NativePathToFileMakerPath"; $OSPfad) ]
        #
        If [ MBS("Files.FileExists"; $OSPfad) ]
            Go to Layout [ “MIX” ; Animation: None ]
            New Record/Request
            #
            Set Field [ MIX::Path ; $OSPfad ]
            Set Field [ MIX::Name ; MBS( "Path.LastPathComponent"; $OSPfad ) ]
            #
            Go to Field [ MIX::Image ]
            Insert Picture [ Reference ; “$FMPfad” ]
            #
            Commit Records/Requests [ With dialog: Off ]
            Go to Layout [ original layout ; Animation: None ]
        End If
        #
        Set Variable [ $index ; Value: $index+1 ]
        Exit Loop If [ $index = $count ]
    End Loop
End If

See also

Example Databases


DragDrop.GetPath   -   DragDrop.GetPicture

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