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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.SetParamValues"; Command { ; Values... } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Command The command reference number gained with SQL.NewCommand. $Command
Values... Pass one parameter for each value. "Hello" Optional


Returns OK or error.


Sets all parameters for a query in one call.
The values are passed in a matching SQL data type.
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.
See also SQL.SetParamTypesValues.

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


Set 4 parameters:

MBS( "SQL.SetParamValues"; $Command; "Bob"; "Miller"; $BirthDay; 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.SetParamValues"; $Command; SQLite fun::FirstName; SQLite fun::LastName; SQLite fun::Birthday; SQLite fun::NumberOfOrders; SQLite fun::TotalSales)]
# Run it
Set Variable [$result; Value:MBS("SQL.Execute"; $Command)]
# Cleanup
Set Variable [$result2; Value:MBS("SQL.Commit"; $Connection)]
Set Variable [$result2; Value:MBS("SQL.FreeCommand"; $Command)]

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This function is free to use.

Created 18th April 2015, last changed 17th July 2022

SQL.SetParamValue - SQL.SetParamsWithJSON