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Sets the cursor mode.

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


Parameter Description Example
droparea The reference ID for this drop area. Use functions like DragDrop.CreateWithControl to create a drop area. $dropHandle
mode The cursor mode. Currently: 0 = default, 1 = copy, 2 = link and 4 = move. 1


Returns "OK" on success.


Sets the cursor mode.
This defines what cursor the user sees when moving mouse over the drop area.
FileMaker seems to overwrite our cursor change. Sorry.
Added Windows support for MBS Plugin 8.1 and new mode Move.


Set cursor to shop plus sign:

MBS( "DragDrop.SetCursor"; $dropview; 1)

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 10th February 2018

DragDrop.SetAutoResizingMask - DragDrop.SetDragActionHandler