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Queries a list of all array entries.

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JSON 4.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "JSON.GetArrayItemsAsList"; json { ; ReturnValues } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
json A JSON text or reference. "[1,2,3]"
ReturnValues Optional
Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 8.1 or newer.
Pass 1 to return values instead of keeping strings in quotes.


Returns list or error.


Queries a list of all array entries.
Intended for arrays containing text or numbers.

Broken in version 6.0. Please use 6.1. Version 6.5 and newer doesn't add an extra newline any more.


Query a list from JSON array:

MBS( "JSON.GetArrayItemsAsList"; "[1,2,3]" )

Now a list of strings:

MBS( "JSON.GetArrayItemsAsList"; "[\"Hello\",\"World\",\"Test\"]" )

Now an array with objects:

MBS( "JSON.GetArrayItemsAsList"; "[\"Hello\", \"World\", {\"Hello\": \"test\"}]" )

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 30th January 2018

JSON.GetArrayItem   -   JSON.GetArrayPathItems

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