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Sets the scroll elasticity for a window.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Window 6.5 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Window.Scrollbar.SetScrollElasticity"; WindowRef; Mode )   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
Mode The new mode to use.
Can be auto, none or allowed.


Returns OK or error.


Sets the scroll elasticity for a window.
Since FileMaker 14 windows bounce on the scrolling edge and this function can change behavior.


Sets the mode to none for front window:

MBS("Window.Scrollbar.SetScrollElasticity"; 0; "none")

Set scrollbar elasticity after delay of 0.1 seconds:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "Schedule.EvaluateAfterDelay"; 0.1; "MBS(\"Window.Scrollbar.SetScrollElasticity\"; 0; \"none\")") ]

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Created 15th October 2016, last changed 16th October 2019

Window.Scrollbar.GetScrollElasticity - Window.Scrollbar.getHorizontalMaximum