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Moves FileMaker application to the front.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Process 2.9 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Process.SetFrontMost" )




Returns OK or error.


Moves FileMaker application to the front.
You can use Process.IsFrontMost to check the status.

You can use Window.Activate for Windows.

Implemented Process.SetFrontMost for Windows in version 9.2. The plugin builds a list of all FileMaker windows. Then we activate the top most of them and move all other windows in z order behind.


Bring FileMaker to front:

Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("Process.SetFrontMost") ]

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 15th June 2021

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