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Queries the type of alarm.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Events 6.2 Yes No Yes, macOS only No Yes

MBS( "Events.Alarm.Type"; EKAlarm )


Parameter Description Example value
EKAlarm The reference to the alarm. $Alarm


Returns text or error.


Queries the type of alarm.
Can be Display, Email, Procedure or Sound.

DisplayThe alarm displays a message.
SoundThe alarm plays a sound.
URLThe alarm opens a URL.
EmailThe alarm sends an email.

This field is read-only; to change the type of alarm, set emailAddress, sound or URL.
Setting all of those to empty text will change it to type Display.

See also

Events.Alarm.TriggerDateRelativeTo   -   Events.AuthorizationStatusForEntityType

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