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Checks which type of data is in the XML.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Clipboard 10.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Clipboard.DetectFileMakerDataType"; XML Text )   More


Parameter Description Example
XML Text The xml text to put on the clipboard. $text


Returns text or error.


Checks which type of data is in the XML.
Returns the type as text: ValueList, Script, ScriptStep, Layout, CustomFunction, Table, Field or Layout12.

Added new types Menu and MenuSet for MBS Plugin in version 12.2.

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This function checks for a license.

Created 21st February 2020, last changed 21st April 2022

Clipboard.Clear - Clipboard.GetData