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Sets list of arguments to parameters of this functions.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Shell 7.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No
MBS( "Shell.SetArguments"; ShellRef { ; Arguments... } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
ShellRef The reference number from the shell. $shell
Arguments... The first argument.
Please pass one parameter per argument to set.


Returns OK or error.


Sets list of arguments to parameters of this functions.
Pass as many arguments as needed.
This arguments define the list of arguments passed first on each call to Shell.Execute.

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


Pass three arguments

MBS( "Shell.SetArguments"; $shell; "-v"; "-l"; "/Users/cs")

See also

This function checks for a license.

Created 11st November 2017, last changed 5th June 2021

Shell.SetApplicationName - Shell.SetArgumentsList