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Adds a circle overlay.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
MapView 9.4 Yes No No No Yes
MBS( "MapView.AddCircle"; MapView; JSON )   More


Parameter Description Example value
MapView The map view reference number. $$MapView
JSON The JSON to describe the circle. {
"address": "Nickenich",
"radius": 500,
"title": "Monkeybread Software",
"subtitle": "MBS is here",
"color": "#FF000077"


Returns identifier or error.


Adds a circle overlay.
The JSON may contain the following entries:
latitudeThe latitude of the coordinate.
longitudeThe longitude of the coordinate.
addressThe address to lookup to find latitude or longitude.
radiusThe radius in meter.
titleThe title for the circle.
subtitleThe subtitle for the item.
strokeColorThe stroke color as name or hex notation.
fillColorThe fill color as name or hex notation.
identifierThe identifier to use. Can be empty to get new identifier auto assigned.

You can either pass latitude and longitude together or pass the address and we lookup it to find coordinates.


Add circle for MBS with address string:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "MapView.AddCircle"; $$MapView; "{ \"address\": \"Nickenich\", \"radius\": 500, \"title\": \"Monkeybread Software\", \"subtitle\": \"MBS is here\", \"color\": \"#FF000077\" }") ]

Add circle for MBS with coordinates:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "MapView.AddCircle"; $$MapView; "{ \"longitude\": 7.329722, \"latitude\": 50.413333, \"radius\": 500, \"title\": \"Monkeybread Software\", \"subtitle\": \"MBS is here\", \"color\": \"#FF000077\" }") ]

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Created 7th September 2019, last changed 11st September 2019

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