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Repositions text view to given control.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
TextView 9.2 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "TextView.SetFrameWithControl"; TextView; ControlName { ; DX; DY } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
TextView The reference number to the text view. $textview
ControlName The name of the control on your FileMaker form.
e.g. you can place a rectangle there to define the position.
DX A delta to move view more to left or right. 0 Optional
DY A delta to move view more to top or bottom. 0 Optional


Returns OK or error.


Repositions text view to given control.
If you moved control in layout mode, this can move the text view back to the new position.
Also useful to switch between different locations on the layout.

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This function is free to use.

Created 15th April 2019, last changed 9th June 2020

TextView.SetFrame - TextView.SetHTMLText