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Queries text from the drop.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
DragDrop 2.6 Yes Yes No No No
MBS( "DragDrop.GetText"; droparea )   More


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


The text.


Queries text from the drop.
Added Windows support for MBS Plugin 8.1.


Process text coming with Drag & Drop:

Set Variable [ $text ; Value: MBS("DragDrop.GetText"; $dropview) ]
If [ Length($text) > 0 ]
    New Record/Request
    Set Field [ DragTest::Text ; $text ]
    Set Field [ DragTest::Description ; "Got text" ]
    Commit Records/Requests [ With dialog: Off ]
End If

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 5th February 2018

DragDrop.GetTag   -   DragDrop.GetTop

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