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Queries whether application is running.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Shell 7.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes No
MBS( "Shell.IsRunning"; ShellRef )   More


Parameter Description Example value
ShellRef The reference number from the shell. $shell


Returns 1 or 0 or error.


Queries whether application is running.
Returns 1 if running or 0 if not.

Please use 8.2 or newer on FileMaker Cloud as Shell.Wait/Shell.IsRunning was broken there before.

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Release notes

Created 11st November 2017, last changed 14th May 2018

Shell.GetUsername   -   Shell.New

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