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WebView.SetFormSelectValue

Sets the value of a select element, such as a list or a combo box or a menu.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WebView 1.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "WebView.SetFormSelectValue"; WebViewerRef; FormNameOrIndex; FieldNameOrIndex; Value { ; OnlyVisible } )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example Flags
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.
FormNameOrIndex Either the Name of the Form or the Index starting at 0
FieldNameOrIndex You can either pass the field name of the field indix. 0 is the first item
Value The value to set the input to.
OnlyVisible Whether to look for all fields or only the visible ones. Default is false. 0 Optional

Description

Sets the value of a select element, such as a list or a combo box or a menu.
Note: In HTML the Options of a Select tag can include a "value" attribute. If they do then this function sets the selection based on the value of the "value" attribute.
To learn about forms and fields on a website, you can use the Form Utility application included with our plugin.

Some websites use a lot of JavaScript, so you may need to send change event to control via WebView.RunJavaScript so the javascript is notified about the changes.

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.

Examples

Fill a select input item:

MBS( "WebView.SetFormSelectValue" ; "web"; "search"; "borough"; "BROOKLYN" )

See also

Example Databases

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 9th July 2019


WebView.SetFormInputValue - WebView.SetFormTextAreaValue

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