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Sets script trigger.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
MapView 9.3 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "MapView.SetScript"; MapView { ; Filename; ScriptName } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
MapView The map view reference number. $$MapView
Filename The database file name where the script is located. "test.fmp12" Optional
ScriptName The script name. "MyScript" Optional


Returns OK or error.


Sets script trigger.
Script is called for pins with identifiers when clicked.
With version 9.5, we start passing JSON with various values included. Version 9.3 and 9.4 only pass annotation identifier.

The JSON includes mapViewID, annotationIdentifier, latitude, longitude, mouseInViewX, mouseInViewY, mouseInWindowX, mouseInWindowY, mouseLocationX, mouseLocationY, reason and overlayIdentifiers.

overlayIdentifiers are found by bounding rectangles, so we don't check polygons or circles exactly!

The JSON contains an entry reason for why the script was called including Touch, Click, AnnotationMoved, and AnnotationSelected.


Set script:

Set Variable [ $$MapView ; Value: MBS("MapView.CreateWithControl"; 0; "PlaceHolder") ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("MapView.SetScript"; $$MapView; Get(FileName); "PinClicked") ]

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Created 6th June 2019, last changed 23th September 2019

MapView.SetRotateEnabled - MapView.SetScrollEnabled

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