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Renders screenshot of the map view.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
MapView 9.3 Yes No No No Yes
MBS( "MapView.Screenshot"; MapView { ; ImageType; Filename } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
MapView The map view reference number. $$MapView
ImageType Optional
The type of image to return. Either JPEG, PNG, GIF or BMP. Default is JPEG.
Filename Optional
The filename to use for the picture. Default is "image" with the extension matching the image type.


Returns container or error.


Renders screenshot of the map view.
This includes annotations and overlays as they are visible.


Save screenshot to deektop:

If [ Length ( $$MapView) > 0 ]
    Set Variable [ $screenshot ; Value: MBS("MapView.Screenshot"; $$MapView; "PNG") ]
    Set Variable [ $file ; Value: MBS( "Path.AddPathComponent"; MBS( "Folders.UserDesktop" ); "mapview.png" ) ]
    Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "Container.WriteFile"; $screenshot; $file) ]
End If

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Release notes

Created 1st June 2019, last changed 1st June 2019

MapView.RemoveOverlays   -   MapView.SelectedAnnotations

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