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Adds a field for the dialog.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Dialog 6.4 Yes No No No No
MBS( "Dialog.AddField"; Label { ; Text; Placeholder; Password; TextViewHeight } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Label The label text for the field. "First Name:"
Text Optional
The text for the field.
This is initial text.
Placeholder Optional
The placeholder text shown when no text is in the field.
(not for text view)
"Put your name here"
Password Optional
Pass 1 to hide text with • or 0 for normal text field.
TextViewHeight Optional
Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 10.0 or newer.
Pass number of points in height for a textView.
If value is >20, we will use a text view instead of a text fiel.d


Returns index or error.


Adds a field for the dialog.
Please use Dialog.GetFieldText later to query text for field.
Returns the index of the field.
Maximum we allow 10 fields.


Adds two fields:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Dialog.AddField"; "Username:"; ""; "username here")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Dialog.AddField"; "Password:"; ""; "password here"; 1)]

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Release notes

  • Version 10.0
  • Version 8.1

Created 13th September 2016, last changed 13th December 2019

Debugger.Window   -   Dialog.ClearFields

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