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Assigns this web viewer our download delegate.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WebDownloadDelegate 2.7 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "WebDownloadDelegate.Install" { ; WebViewerRef } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.
Only needed for WebKit 1!


Returns OK on success or error.


Assigns this web viewer our download delegate.
This needs to made whenever you want to receive download script calls for a web viewer.
If web viewer is part of a data record in FileMaker, you may need to set it for each record whenever a record is loaded.

Implemented for WebKit 2.x in v13.4.


Makes sure all PDF files are downloaded:

MBS( "WebDownloadDelegate.Install" ; "web" )
MBS( "WebPolicyDelegate.AddMimeType"; "application/pdf"; "download" )

Install for WebKit 2:

# must run before web viewer is created
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("WebDownloadDelegate.Install") ]

See also

Example Databases

This function checks for a license.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 26th August 2023

WebDownloadDelegate.GetFolder - WebDownloadDelegate.MIMEType