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Window.ShowOverlay

Adds an overlay to the window to dark content.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Window 2.3 Yes No No No No

MBS( "Window.ShowOverlay"; WindowRef; alpha; red; green; blue )

Parameters

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
alpha The alpha value to use. Range 0.0 (invisible) to 1.0 (full visible). Default 0.5. 0.5
red The red color value. Default 0.0. 0.0
green The green color value. Default 0.0. 0.0
blue The blue color value. Default 0.0. 0.0

Result

Returns "OK" on success.

Description

Adds an overlay to the window to dark content.
This way you can have the user focus on a dialog in front of the main window.

Examples

Show an overlay:

MBS( "Window.ShowOverlay"; Get(WindowName); 0.5; 0.0; 0.0; 0.0 )

See also

Example Databases


Window.ShowContent   -   Window.ShowScrollbars

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