MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Write Text File

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Write Text File.fmp12

Overview
Tables1
Relationships0
Layouts1
Scripts2
Value Lists2
Custom Functions0
Custom Menus0
File Options
Default custom menu set[Standard FileMaker Menus]
When opening file
Minimum allowed version12.0
Login usingAccount Name; Account= Admin
Allow user to save passwordOff
Require iOS passcodeOff
Switch to layoutOff
Hide all toolbarsOff
Script triggers
OnFirstWindowOpenScript: Set Path to desktop
OnLastWindowCloseOff
OnWindowOpenOff
OnWindowCloseOff
OnFileAVPlayerChangeOff
Thumbnail Settings
Generate ThumbnailsOn; Temporary

 

Tables

Table Name
Statistics
Occurrences in Relationship Graph
Write Text File
4 fields defined, 1 record
Write Text File

Fields

Table Name: Write Text File - 4 Fields
Field NameTypeOptionsCommentsOn LayoutsIn RelationshipsIn ScriptsIn Value Lists
TextNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
  • Allow editing
Validation:
  • Only during data entry
Storage:
  • Repetitions: 1
  • Indexing: None
  • Automatically create indexes as needed
  • Index Language: German
      File PathNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
      • Allow editing
      Validation:
      • Only during data entry
      Storage:
      • Repetitions: 1
      • Indexing: None
      • Automatically create indexes as needed
      • Index Language: German
          Line EndingsNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
          • Allow editing
          Validation:
          • Only during data entry
          Storage:
          • Repetitions: 1
          • Indexing: None
          • Automatically create indexes as needed
          • Index Language: German
              Text EncodingNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
              • Allow editing
              Validation:
              • Only during data entry
              Storage:
              • Repetitions: 1
              • Indexing: None
              • Automatically create indexes as needed
              • Index Language: German

                  Layout Objects: Write Text File

                  Regular Fields

                  Field Name: Write Text File::Text
                  Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                  • Top: 52 pt
                  • Left: 138 pt
                  • Bottom: 261 pt
                  • Right: 520 pt
                  • Anchoring: Left, Top
                  Field Format:
                  • Edit Box
                  Field Behavior:
                  • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                  • Touch keyboard type: Default for Data Type
                  • Go to next field using: Tab key
                  Yes

                  Field Name: Write Text File::File Path
                  Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                  • Top: 269 pt
                  • Left: 138 pt
                  • Bottom: 290 pt
                  • Right: 520 pt
                  • Anchoring: Left, Top
                  Field Format:
                  • Edit Box
                  Field Behavior:
                  • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                  • Touch keyboard type: Default for Data Type
                  • Go to next field using: Tab key
                  Yes

                  Field Name: Write Text File::Line Endings
                  Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                  • Top: 135 pt
                  • Left: 650 pt
                  • Bottom: 156 pt
                  • Right: 903 pt
                  • Anchoring: Left, Top
                  Field Format: Field Behavior:
                  • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                  • Touch keyboard type: Default for Data Type
                  • Go to next field using: Tab key
                  Yes

                  Field Name: Write Text File::Text Encoding
                  Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                  • Top: 158 pt
                  • Left: 650 pt
                  • Bottom: 179 pt
                  • Right: 903 pt
                  • Anchoring: Left, Top
                  Field Format: Field Behavior:
                  • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
                  • Touch keyboard type: Default for Data Type
                  • Go to next field using: Tab key
                  Yes

                  Buttons

                  Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
                    Type:
                  • Text: Export
                  • Top: 69 pt
                  • Left: 536 pt
                  • Bottom: 98 pt
                  • Right: 670 pt
                  • Anchoring: Left, Top
                  Perform Script [ “Export” ]

                  Scripts:


                  Value Lists

                  Value List NameSourceValuesOn Layouts
                  Line EndingsCustom
                  • default, CR - MacOS, LF - Unix, CRLF - Windows
                  Text EncodingsCustom
                  • Native, ANSI, Arabic-Mac, Arabic-Win, Baltic-Win, CentralEurope-Mac, ChineseSimp-Mac, ChineseSimp-Win, ChineseTrad-Mac, ChineseTrad-Win, Cyrillic-Mac, Cyrillic-Win, EasternEurope-Win, Greek-Mac, Greek-Win, Hebrew-Mac, Hebrew-Win, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2, ISO-8859-3, ISO-8859-4, ISO-8859-5, ISO-8859-6, ISO-8859-7, ISO-8859-8, ISO-8859-9, ISO-8859-15, Korean-Johab, Korean-Mac, Korean-Win, Latin1, Mac, Native, ShiftJIS-Mac, ShiftJIS-Win, Turkish-Mac, Turkish-Win, UTF-8, DOS, Windows

                  Script Hierarchy

                  Set Path to desktop
                  Export

                  Next Script: [Export]
                  Script NameSet Path to desktop
                  Run script with full access privilegesOff
                  Include In MenuYes
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                      Script Definition
                      Script Steps
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                              Previous Script: [Set Path to desktop]
                              Script NameExport
                              Run script with full access privilegesOff
                              Include In MenuYes
                              Layouts that use this script
                              Scripts that use this script
                                Script Definition
                                Script Steps
                                • Set Variable [ $text; Value:Write Text File::Text ]
                                • #if needed, change line endings
                                • If [ Left ( Write Text File::Line Endings ; 4) = "CRLF" ]
                                • Set Variable [ $text; Value:MBS( "Text.ReplaceNewline"; $text; 3 ) ]
                                • Else If [ Left ( Write Text File::Line Endings ; 2) = "LF" ]
                                • Set Variable [ $text; Value:MBS( "Text.ReplaceNewline"; $text; 2 ) ]
                                • Else If [ Left ( Write Text File::Line Endings ; 2) = "CR" ]
                                • Set Variable [ $text; Value:MBS( "Text.ReplaceNewline"; $text; 1 ) ]
                                • End If
                                • #now write
                                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "Text.WriteTextFile"; $Text; Write Text File::File Path; Write Text File::Text Encoding ) ]
                                • #check error
                                • If [ MBS("IsError") ]
                                • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "Error"; Message: $r; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “Yes”; Button 2: “Cancel”, Commit: “No” ]
                                • End If
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