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Shows an address.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
MapView 9.0 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "MapView.ShowAddress"; MapView; Address { ; addPin; Identifier; color } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
MapView The map view reference number. $$MapView
Address The address to lookup." "New York"
addPin Whether to add a pin.
Pass 0 to just show the area or 1 to add pin and show the area.
1 Optional
Identifier Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 9.3 or newer.
The identifier for the pin to use with script trigger.
color Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 9.3 or newer.
The color to use.
Can be a color name or hex notation like in HTML.
"#FF0000" Optional


Returns OK, identifier or error.


Shows an address.
Asynchronously queries coordinate for given address and shows it.


Show pin in New York in green:

MBS("MapView.ShowAddress"; $$MapView; "New York"; 1; ""; "#00FF00")

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This function does not need a paid license.

Created 14th January 2019, last changed 9th September 2019

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