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Sets column name.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Matrix 10.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "Matrix.SetColumnName"; MatrixRef; Column; Name )   More


Parameter Description Example value
MatrixRef The matrix reference number. $matrix
Column The zero based column number. 2
Name The new name. "Company Name"


Returns OK or error.


Sets column name.
This is a value associated with the column. e.g. associate a field name with the column.
Whenever you need to provide column index, you can also pass column name.


Try the column names:

Set Variable [ $matrix ; Value: MBS("Matrix.New"; 5; 6) ]
# name columns
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("Matrix.SetColumnName"; $matrix; 0; "First Name") ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("Matrix.SetColumnName"; $matrix; 1; "Last Name") ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("Matrix.SetColumnName"; $matrix; 2; "City") ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("Matrix.SetColumnName"; $matrix; 3; "Amount") ]
# show names
Show Custom Dialog [ "Column Names" ; MBS("Matrix.GetColumnNames"; $matrix) ]
# free
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("Matrix.Free"; $matrix) ]

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Created 2nd April 2020, last changed 2nd April 2020

Matrix.SetColumn   -   Matrix.SetRow

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