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Queries named item from an object tree.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
JSON 6.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "JSON.GetObjectItemTreeRef"; json; Names... )   More


Parameter Description Example
json A JSON text or reference. "[1,2,3]"
Names... The names for keys to query. Pass several parameters to go down an object tree. For arrays you can pass index. "test"


Returns reference number or error.


Queries named item from an object tree.
You still need functions like JSON.GetStringValue to get back the decoded string.
Works also for arrays where you pass in index.

Same as JSON.GetObjectItemTree, but returns reference number.

This function takes variable number of parameters. Pass as much parameters as needed separated by the semicolon in FileMaker.
Please repeat Names parameter as often as you need.

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This function is free to use.

Created 7th January 2016, last changed 5th June 2021

JSON.GetObjectItemTree - JSON.GetObjectName