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Calls a global function given the name with FileMaker values.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
JavaScriptWebKit 12.2 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "JavaScript.CallFunction"; JavaScriptContext; Name; Parameters... )   More


Parameter Description Example
JavaScriptContext The reference number of the javascript context. $Context
Name The name of the function. "test"
Parameters... Value to pass as parameter.


Returns value or error.


Calls a global function given the name with FileMaker values.
Parameters are passed to the function. Please pass as many parameters in FileMaker as needed.
Numbers are passed as number and other values are passed as text.
If the function needs more parameter, undefined values are used to fill up.
If the function needs less parameters, additional ones are dropped.

Returns the result of the function converted to FileMaker, e.g. as text or number value.

If you like to use JSON instead, please put in properties or pass JSON as string and let JavaScript decode it as part of the function.

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


Call a Test function and pass two numbers:

Show Custom Dialog [ MBS( "JavaScript.CallFunction"; $$Context; "Test"; 5.3; 3 ) ]

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Created 3th May 2022, last changed 9th February 2023

JavaScript.CF - JavaScript.CheckScriptSyntax