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Sets shared memory value.

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


Parameter Description Example
Name The name of the shared memory object. "test"
Value The text value to store.
e.g. an UUID to make it unique.
"Hello World"


Returns OK or error.


Sets 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.
The value is lost when computer restarts, but stays when application quits.


Store text in shared memory:

MBS( "SharedMemory.SetValue"; "test"; "Hello World" )

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Created 2nd February 2020, last changed 6th July 2022

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