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Sets a web viewer to be invisible.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WebView 7.1 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "WebView.SetHidden"; WebViewerRef; Value )   More


Parameter Description Example
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.
Value The new value.
Pass 1 to hide or 0 to show.


Returns OK or error.


Sets a web viewer to be invisible.
On Mac we can turn a web viewer invisible without FileMaker noticing and so you can do things without the user seeming it.


Hide a WebViewer:

MBS( "Webview.SetHidden"; "web"; 1 )

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Created 24th February 2017, last changed 4th November 2021

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