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Opens an exporter.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
QTExport 6.1 Yes Yes No No No

MBS( "QTExport.OpenExporter"; SubType; Manufacturer )


Parameter Description Example value
SubType The exporter component subtype to identify the exporter to open. "mp3 "
Manufacturer The manufacturer of the exporter component. "PYEh"


Returns reference number or error.


Opens an exporter.
This function is only available for 32-bit. It may work on FileMaker Mac and Windows. For Windows please install QuickTime Player 7 for Windows.
Please use QTExport.ListExporters to get a list of installed exporter components.
Please call AVExport.Release later to free the exporter.


Open Exporter:

Set Variable [$$QT; Value:MBS("QTExport.OpenExporter"; QTMovieExporter::ExporterSubType; QTMovieExporter::ExporterManufacturer)]
If [MBS("IsError")]
    Show Custom Dialog ["Failed to create export sessio…"; MBS("Text.RemovePrefix"; $$AVExport; "[MBS] ")]
    Exit Script []
    Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("QTExport.SetShowProgress"; $$QT; 1)]
    Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("QTExport.SetHighResolution"; $$QT; 1)]
End If

See also

Example Databases

QTExport.ListExporters   -   QTExport.OpenMovie

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