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Checks if the container is a movie view.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
MovieView 3.0 Yes No No No No

MBS( "MovieView.Valid"; MovieViewReference )


Parameter Description Example value
MovieViewReference The name of the container where to look for a movie view. "movie"


Returns 1 on success and 0 or error on failure.


Checks if the container is a movie view.
With FileMaker 11, 12 and 13, you need to click on a container first to have it load a movie view with the movie. And only if container is set to picture (not the newer interactive mode). FileMaker 14 uses different control (a webviewer), so this function doesn't work.

See also

Example Databases

MovieView.StepForward   -   Msgbox

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