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Sets the left position of the dialog.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Dialog 7.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Dialog.SetLeft"; Value )   More


Parameter Description Example
Value The new horizontal position. 100


Returns OK or error.


Sets the left position of the dialog.
Value -1 means not defined.
This is reset by Dialog.Reset function.

You should not need this as dialog is automatically positioned in front of FileMaker window.
See also Window.PositionNextDialog function.


Set to 100 points:

MBS( "Dialog.SetLeft"; 100 )

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This function is free to use.

Created 12nd June 2017, last changed 31st August 2022

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