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Sets focus to the Window.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Window 8.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Window.SetFocus"; WindowRef )   More


Parameter Description Example
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


Returns OK or error.


Sets focus to the Window.
The focus goes back to the window.
Works only for OS controls like Webviewer, not for FileMaker's custom controls.

This can be used to move away focus from Webviewer and back to a FileMaker text field.

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Created 5th October 2018, last changed 5th October 2018

Window.SetDockImage - Window.SetFullScreenAuxiliary