Components All New MacOS Windows Linux iOS
Examples Mac & Win Server Client Guides Statistic FMM Blog Deprecated Old


Queries the reference number of parent window.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Window 13.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Window.Parent"; WindowRef )   More


Parameter Description Example
WindowRef Window Reference is the unique OS level window ID. You can obtain this by using the Window.FindByTitle or Window.FindByIndex functions. Pass zero to access the frontmost window. 0


Returns number or error.


Queries the reference number of parent window.
Can be used to query parent for a card window or dialog.


Try this in a card window:

Let ( [
pw = MBS("Window.Parent"; 0);
ct = MBS("Window.GetTop"; 0);
wt = MBS("Window.GetTop"; pw);
cn = MBS("Window.GetTitle"; 0);
wn = MBS("Window.GetTitle"; pw)

]; cn & ¶ & ct & ¶ & wn & ¶ & wt )

See also

Release notes

Blog Entries

This function is free to use.

Created 20th September 2023, last changed 20th September 2023

Window.Move - Window.PositionNextDialog