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Sets the custom user agent text.

Component: WebView
Version: 2.9
Mac OS X: Yes
Windows: No
Server: No
FileMaker Cloud: No

MBS( "WebView.SetCustomUserAgent"; WebViewerRef; UserAgent )


Parameter Description Example value
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function. "web"
UserAgent The new useragent. "FileMaker Browser"


Returns OK or error.


Sets the custom user agent text.
This user agent is reported to websites. By using a different user agent string you can tell a website that FileMaker is using Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer instead of Safari (WebKit).


Set custom user agent to be Internet Explorer 7:

MBS( "WebView.SetCustomUserAgent"; "web"; "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.0)" )

Set custom user agent to be Firefox 15:

MBS( "WebView.SetCustomUserAgent"; "web"; "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:15.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/15.0.1" )

See also

Example Databases

WebView.SearchText   -   WebView.SetEditable

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