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Adds a file to share.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
SharingPanel 11.4 ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "SharingPanel.AddFilePath"; Path { ; Subject } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Path The native file path to share.
Subject Subject line for sharing via email. Optional


Returns OK or error.


Adds a file to share.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.


Write a PDF to file and then add it for sharing:

Set Variable [ $path ; Value: MBS( "Path.AddPathComponent"; MBS( "Folders.UserDocuments" ); "test.pdf" ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "Container.WriteFile"; Sharing::Container; $path ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "SharingPanel.AddFilePath"; $Path ) ]

See also

This function checks for a license.

Created 28th August 2021, last changed 29th August 2021

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