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MetaDataQuery.SetQueryString

Sets the predicate to search.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
MetaDataQuery 8.0 Yes No Yes, macOS only No Yes
MBS( "MetaDataQuery.SetQueryString"; Query; QueryString )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Query The reference number of the query. $query
QueryString The query string. "kMDItemContentType=\"com.apple.application-bundle\""

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Sets the predicate to search.
The plugin will build the predicate with the given query string.
Setting this property while a query is running stops the query and discards the current results. The receiver immediately starts a new query.

Examples

Search for applications

MBS( "MetaDataQuery.SetQueryString"; $Query; "kMDItemContentType=\"com.apple.application-bundle\"")

Start a query:

Set Variable [ $query ; Value: MBS( "MetaDataQuery.Create" ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "MetaDataQuery.SetQueryString"; $Query; "kMDItemContentType=\"com.apple.application-bundle\"") ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "MetaDataQuery.StartQuery"; $Query) ]

See also

Example Databases

Blog Entries

Created 16th December 2017, last changed 16th December 2017


MetaDataQuery.SetEvaluate   -   MetaDataQuery.SetScript

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