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Repositions drop area to given control.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
DragDrop 8.5 Yes Yes No No No
MBS( "DragDrop.SetFrameWithControl"; droparea; ControlName { ; DX; DY } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
droparea The reference ID for this drop area. Use functions like DragDrop.CreateWithControl to create a drop area. $dropHandle
ControlName The name of the control on your FileMaker form.
e.g. you can place a rectangle there to define the position.
DX Optional
A delta to move drop area more to left or right.
DY Optional
A delta to move drop area more to top or bottom.


Returns OK or error.


Repositions drop area to given control.
If you moved control in layout mode, this can move the drop area back to the new position.
Also useful to switch between different locations on the layout.


Move drop area:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "DragDrop.SetFrameWithControl"; $$dropview; "drop") ]

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Release notes

Created 19th October 2018, last changed 9th June 2020

DragDrop.SetFrame   -   DragDrop.SetImage

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