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Queries shared memory value.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
SharedMemory 10.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No
MBS( "SharedMemory.GetValue"; Name )   More


Parameter Description Example
Name The name of the shared memory object. "test"


Returns text value or error.


Queries shared memory value.
MBS Plugin provides SharedMemory functions to store UTF-8 text in shared memory, so one process can set it and other can read it, e.g. two versions of FileMaker Pro or two server processes.

This function returns an error if variable doesn't exist. SharedMemory.LookupValue can query value (or default value).


Query shared memory object:

MBS( "SharedMemory.GetValue"; "test")

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Created 2nd February 2020, last changed 29th January 2023

SharedMemory.Exists - SharedMemory.LookupValue