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Repositions map view to given control.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
MapView 9.0 Yes No No No Yes
MBS( "MapView.SetFrameWithControl"; MapView; ControlName { ; DX; DY } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
MapView The map view reference number. $$MapView
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 map view 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.

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Release notes

Created 16th January 2019, last changed 9th June 2020

MapView.SetFrame   -   MapView.SetMapType

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