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Sets focus to web viewer.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WebView 9.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "WebView.SetFocus"; WebViewerRef )   More


Parameter Description Example
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.


Returns OK or error.


Sets focus to web viewer.
Usually you use Go To Object, but this sets via OS function directly.
FileMaker may overwrite the focus quickly!

Note for Windows: For Windows this function is only supported in FileMaker Pro when using Internet Explorer as engine behind the Web Viewer, but not when Microsoft Edge/Chrome engine is used. But the functions should still work if with Web Viewers created via plugin using WebView.Create and WebView.CreateWithControl as those still use Internet Explorer.

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Created 11st September 2019, last changed 11st September 2019

WebView.SetEditable - WebView.SetFormButtonValue

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