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Moves the window the given position.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Overlay 14.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Overlay.Move"; OverlayRef; X; Y { ; AnimationTime } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
OverlayRef The overlay window reference number. $overlay
X The x coordinate in points. 200
Y The y coordiate in points. 200
AnimationTime Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 14.2 or newer.
Whether to animate it and how long to animate in seconds.
Pass zero for no animmation.
2 Optional


Returns OK or error.


Moves the window the given position.
Like Overlay.SetFrame without changing the size.
Top left edge of main screen is 0/0.

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Release notes

  • Version 14.2

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Created 22nd January 2024, last changed 16th March 2024

Overlay.MouseY - Overlay.Release