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Queries the script to be run when app goes to background.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
iOSApp 7.4 ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "iOSApp.SetDidEnterBackgroundScript"; Filename; ScriptName { ; Parameter } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Filename The database file name where the script is located. "test.fmp12"
ScriptName The script name. "MyScript"
Parameter The script parameter. Optional


Returns OK or error.


Queries the script to be run when app goes to background.
Posted when the app enters the background.

Version 10.2 and newer stores this in preferences, so it is restored if app when app starts again after being killed in background.


Install trigger:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "iOSApp.SetDidEnterBackgroundScript"; Get(FileName); "Trigger"; "DidEnterBackgroundScript" ) ]

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Created 23th September 2017, last changed 16th March 2020

iOSApp.SetDidEnterBackgroundEvaluate - iOSApp.SetDidOpenURLEvaluate

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