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Sends a notification.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Notification 2.6 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS and Windows ❌ No
MBS( "Notification.Send"; NotificationName { ; Param1; Param2 } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
NotificationName The name of the notification. "de.mbsplugins.MyTestNotification"
Param1 Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 7.2 or newer.
A number to pass on Windows.
For Mac in 7.3 plugins you can pass JSON here.
Param2 A number to pass on Windows. Optional


Returns "OK" or error message.


Sends a notification.
This notification is delivered to all applications on the computer which register for receiving it.


Send notification on Mac with JSON payload:

MBS("Notification.Send"; "MyNotification"; "{\"recordID\":5}")

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 14th May 2017

Notification.Listen - Notification.SendDirect