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Queries data type for a preferences entry.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Preferences 9.3 Yes Yes Yes No Yes
MBS( "Preferences.GetValueType"; Domain; Key )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Domain The domain name for your preferences. Leave empty for default one. "de.mbsplugins.MyApp"
Key The key for the value lookup. "Username"


Returns text or error.


Queries data type for a preferences entry.
Types may be Text, Data, Integer, Double, Boolean, Array or Dictionary.


Query type of an entry on Mac:

MBS( "Preferences.GetValueType"; "com.filemaker.client.advanced12"; "Preferences:FileCacheSize")

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Release notes

Created 4th July 2019, last changed 4th July 2019

Preferences.GetValue   -   Preferences.HasValue

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