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Moves the window animated.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Window 2.2 Yes Yes No No No
MBS( "Window.Move"; WindowRef; X; Y { ; NoAnimation; Duration } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
WindowRef Window Reference is the unique OS level window ID. You can obtain this by using the Window.FindByTitle or Window.FindByIndex functions. Pass zero to access the frontmost window. 0
X The new X position of the window. 300
Y The new Y position of the window. 200
NoAnimation Optional
Whether to avoid animation. Pass 1 to disable animation. Default is 0 to allow animation.
Duration Optional
The duration in seconds. Can be a value between 0.1 and 5.0.


Returns OK on success.


Moves the window animated.
On Mac OS X we use Apples functions for animated move. On Windows we have our own code.


Moves a window:

MBS("Window.Move"; $WindowRef; 300; 200)

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Release notes

  • Version 8.4

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 17th November 2015

Window.ModalDialogFront   -   Window.PositionNextDialog

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