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Releases the drop area and reclaims memory.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
DragDrop 2.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "DragDrop.Release"; droparea )   More


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


Returns "OK" on success.


Releases the drop area and reclaims memory.
If you go to layout editor and drop zones are still active, this may cause trouble. Like you can't drag & drop controls.


Releases a drop area:

If [ Length($$dropView) > 0 ]
    Set Variable [ $result ; Value: MBS( "DragDrop.Release"; $$dropview) ]
    Set Variable [ $$dropview ; Value: "" ]
End If

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Release notes

  • Version 8.2

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

DragDrop.RegisterDropTypes - DragDrop.ReleaseAll