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Files.CreateBookmark

Creates a bookmark from a file path.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Files 3.1 Yes No Yes, macOS only No Yes
MBS( "Files.CreateBookmark"; Path { ; RelativePath; PreferFileIDResolution; MinimalBookmark } )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Path The native path to file or folder where the bookmark refers to. $path
RelativePath Optional
Optional the path of a file/folder being the relative path. This can be the native path to your database. This way you can later find the file again if database and target file moved together.
"/Data/ImageFiles"
PreferFileIDResolution Optional
Optional, wether you prefer FileID resolution later over path resolution. Can be 1 or 0. Default is 0.
1
MinimalBookmark Optional
Optional, whether to request a minimal bookmark.
Creates bookmark data with "less" information, which may be smaller but still be able to resolve in certain ways.
1

Result

Returns bookmark data text or error message.

Description

Creates a bookmark from a file path.
This is like an alias file in Finder, but as text, so you can store it in a text field in your database.

See also

Example Databases

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


Files.CreateAlias   -   Files.CreateDirectory

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