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Sets all parameters for a query in one call.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
SQL 5.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "SQL.SetParamTypesValues"; Command; Type...; Value... )   More


Parameter Description Example
Command The command reference number gained with SQL.NewCommand. $Command
Type... Pass one type parameter for each value.
Type can be Default, Null, Unknown, Integer, Double, Text, Container, Boolean, Short, UShort, Long, ULong, Date, Time or TimeStamp.
Value... Pass one parameter for each parameter. "Hello"


Returns OK or error.


Sets all parameters for a query in one call.
Please pass a type and a value for each parameter.
Please match the number of parameters in your SQL query and their order.
If value is the result of FM.NULL function in this plugin, the value is passed as NULL to the database.

This function takes variable number of parameters. Pass as much parameters as needed separated by the semicolon in FileMaker.
Please repeat Type and Value parameters as often as you need.


Set 4 parameters:

MBS( "SQL.SetParamTypesValues"; $Command; "Text"; "Bob"; "Text"; "Miller"; "Date"; $BirthDay; "BLOB"; MyTable::PersonPicture )

Export row

# create command
Set Variable [$Command; Value:MBS("SQL.NewCommand"; $Connection; "INSERT INTO 'Test' (FirstName, LastName, Birthday, NumberOfOrders, TotalSales) VALUES (:1,:2,:3,:4,:5)")]
# fill all parameters
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS("SQL.SetParamTypesValues"; $Command; "Text"; SQLite fun::FirstName; "Text"; SQLite fun::LastName; "Date"; SQLite fun::Birthday; "Integer"; SQLite fun::NumberOfOrders; "Double"; SQLite fun::TotalSales)]
# Run it
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS("SQL.Execute"; $Command)]
# Cleanup
Set Variable [$result2; Value:MBS("SQL.Commit"; $Connection)]
Set Variable [$result2; Value:MBS("SQL.FreeCommand"; $Command)]

See also

This function is free to use.

Created 21st April 2015, last changed 5th June 2021

SQL.SetParamOption - SQL.SetParamUnknown