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Writes a container value to the file.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
BinaryFile 7.3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "BinaryFile.WriteContainer"; BinaryFileRef; Container )   More


Parameter Description Example
BinaryFileRef The reference number for the open file. $FH
Container The container value to write. MyTable::MyImage


Returns OK or error.


Writes a container value to the file.
Useful if your file should contain a picture or PDF file.


Write container to file:

Set Variable [ $fh ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.Create"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/output.pdf" ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.WriteContainer"; $fh; test::ContainerField) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.Close"; $fh) ]

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Release notes

Created 12nd June 2017, last changed 12nd June 2017

BinaryFile.WriteByte   -   BinaryFile.WriteFloat

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