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WindowsScript.ExecuteFunction

Runs the script specified by the Script ID.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
WindowsScript 1.1 No Yes Yes, Windows only No No

MBS( "WindowsScript.ExecuteFunction"; ScriptID; FunctionName { ; Function Parameter; Function Parameters } )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
ScriptID The ID of a WindowsScript in memory. 0
FunctionName The name of the function you are using in the script
Function Parameter Optional
The first function parameter
Function Parameters Optional
any other function parameters that are needed

Description

Runs the script specified by the Script ID.

Examples

Trigger a FileMaker Script Using OS Scripting

Let(
[
// --- the name of the script to run ------------------

ScriptName = "Triggered Script";
FileName = Get(FileName);

//------------------------------------------------------------

//--- don't need to edit anything below this line --------


Applescript = "do script " & Quote(ScriptName);

VBScriptText =
"FUNCTION DoFMSCript(FileName, ScriptName)" & "¶" &

"Set fmApp = CreateObject(\"FMPro.Application\")" & "¶" &
"fmApp.Visible = True" & "¶" &
"Set fmDocs = fmApp.Documents" & "¶" &
"For Each fmDoc In fmDocs" & "¶" &
"If InStr(LCase(fmDoc.fullname), LCase(FileName)) > 0 Then" & "¶" &
" fmDoc.dofmscript (ScriptName)" & "¶" &
"End If" & "¶" &
"Next" & "¶" &

"END FUNCTION";

ScriptID = MBS("WindowsScript.Create");
lang= MBS("WindowsScript.SetLanguage"; ScriptID; "VBScript");
addcode = MBS("WindowsScript.AddCode"; ScriptID; VBScriptText)

];
Case(
Get ( SystemPlatform ) = 1;

// Mac OSX Case
MBS(
"AppleScript.Run";
Applescript
);

// Windows Case
MBS("WindowsScript.ExecuteFunction";ScriptID; "DoFMScript";FileName; ScriptName) &
MBS("WindowsScript.Close"; ScriptID)

)
)

Trigger A FileMaker Script (Custom Function)

MBS_TriggerScript ( "Triggered Script" ; Get ( FileName ) )


Custom Function Definition
/*###############################################

MBS_TriggerScript
created 10/26/06, by Todd Geist, todd@geistinteractive.com

Parameters: theScriptName, theFileName

Dependancies: MBS FileMaker Plug-in.

Notes: Uses VBScript and Applescript to run a script

################################################*/
Let(
[

Applescript = "do script " & Quote(theScriptName);

VBScriptText =
"FUNCTION DoFMSCript(FileName, ScriptName)" & "¶" &

"Set fmApp = CreateObject(\"FMPro.Application\")" & "¶" &
"fmApp.Visible = True" & "¶" &
"Set fmDocs = fmApp.Documents" & "¶" &
"For Each fmDoc In fmDocs" & "¶" &
"If InStr(LCase(fmDoc.fullname), LCase(FileName)) > 0 Then" & "¶" &
" fmDoc.dofmscript (ScriptName)" & "¶" &
"End If" & "¶" &
"Next" & "¶" &

"END FUNCTION";

ScriptID = MBS("WindowsScript.Create");
lang= MBS("WindowsScript.SetLanguage"; ScriptID; "VBScript");
addcode = MBS("WindowsScript.AddCode"; ScriptID; VBScriptText)

];
Case(
Get ( SystemPlatform ) = 1;

// Mac OSX Case
MBS(
"AppleScript.Run";
Applescript
);

// Windows Case
MBS("WindowsScript.ExecuteFunction";ScriptID; "DoFMScript";theFileName; theScriptName) &
MBS("WindowsScript.Close"; ScriptID)

)
)

Use JScript to Get System Date

Let(
[
JScriptText = "function TestDate(){var d =new Date();
return d.toGMTString();}";
scriptID = MBS("WindowsScript.Create");
SetLang = MBS("WindowsScript.SetLanguage";1;"JScript");
addcode = MBS("WindowsScript.AddCode";1;JScriptText);
theDate = MBS("WindowsScript.ExecuteFunction";1;"TestDate");
closeScript = MBS("WindowsScript.Close";1)

];

theDate

)

See also

Example Databases


WindowsScript.Eval   -   WindowsScript.ExecuteStatement

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