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Shows the dialog.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
ListDialog 4.2 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "ListDialog.ShowDialog" { ; TopMost } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
TopMost Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 10.1 or newer.
Whether the dialog will get top most flag on Windows.
Pass 1 to make it topmost, pass 0 or nothing for normal behavior.


Returns OK, Other, Cancel or error.


Shows the dialog.
Returns the OK, Other, or Cancel to indicate which button was used to close the dialog.


Shows a dialog:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("ListDialog.ClearList")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("ListDialog.SetPrompt"; "Please select an item:")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("ListDialog.AddItemToList"; "First Item"; "1234")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("ListDialog.SetAllowMultipleSelection"; 1)]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("ListDialog.SetSelectedTitle"; "1234")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("ListDialog.ShowDialog")]
Set Field [ListDialog::Result; $r]
Set Field [ListDialog::Selected Tag; MBS("ListDialog.GetSelectedTag")]
Set Field [ListDialog::Selected; MBS("ListDialog.GetSelectedTitle")]

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This function is free to use.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 5th August 2023

ListDialog.SetWindowTitle - ListDialog.Sort