MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Edit Sheet

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Edit Sheet.fmp12

Overview
Tables1
Relationships0
Layouts1
Scripts3
Value Lists0
Custom Functions0
Custom Menus33
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
OnFirstWindowOpenOff
OnLastWindowCloseOff
OnWindowOpenOff
OnWindowCloseOff
OnFileAVPlayerChangeOff
Thumbnail Settings
Generate ThumbnailsOn; Temporary

 

Tables

Table Name
Statistics
Occurrences in Relationship Graph
XL
3 fields defined, 1 record
XL

Fields

Table Name: XL - 3 Fields
Field NameTypeOptionsCommentsOn LayoutsIn RelationshipsIn ScriptsIn Value Lists
ExcelFileNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
  • Allow editing
Validation:
  • Only during data entry
Storage:
  • Repetitions: 1
      ResultNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
      • Allow editing
      Validation:
      • Only during data entry
      Storage:
      • Repetitions: 1
      • Indexing: None
      • Automatically create indexes as needed
      • Index Language: German
          OutputFileNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
          • Allow editing
          Validation:
          • Only during data entry
          Storage:
          • Repetitions: 1

              Layout Objects: XL

              Regular Fields

              Field Name: XL::ExcelFile
              Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
              • Top: 24 pt
              • Left: 138 pt
              • Bottom: 149 pt
              • Right: 391 pt
              • Anchoring: Left, Top
              Field Format:
              • Edit Box
              Field Behavior:
              • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
              • Touch keyboard type: System Default
              • Go to next field using: Tab key
              No

              Field Name: XL::Result
              Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
              • Top: 156 pt
              • Left: 138 pt
              • Bottom: 170 pt
              • Right: 391 pt
              • Anchoring: Left, Top
              Field Format:
              • Edit Box
              Field Behavior:
              • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
              • Touch keyboard type: System Default
              • Go to next field using: Tab key
              Yes

              Field Name: XL::OutputFile
              Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
              • Top: 174 pt
              • Left: 138 pt
              • Bottom: 299 pt
              • Right: 391 pt
              • Anchoring: Left, Top
              Field Format:
              • Edit Box
              Field Behavior:
              • Allow field to be entered: In Find mode, In Browse mode
              • Touch keyboard type: System Default
              • Go to next field using: Tab key
              No

              Group Buttons

              Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
                Type:
              • Text: Run Script
                Additional Properties:
              • Change to hand cursor over button
              • Rectangular
              • Top: 144 pt
              • Left: 420 pt
              • Bottom: 175 pt
              • Right: 547 pt
              • Anchoring: Left, Top
              Perform Script [ “Run” ]

              Scripts:


              Script Hierarchy

              Run
              Trace
              InitXL

              Next Script: [Trace]
              Script NameRun
              Run script with full access privilegesOff
              Include In MenuYes
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                Script Definition
                Script Steps
                • #Find libXL and load it
                • If [ MBS("XL.IsInitialized") ≠ 1 ]
                • Perform Script [ “InitXL” ]
                • End If
                • #Load template excel file
                • Set Variable [ $bookRef; Value:MBS( "XL.LoadBook"; XL::ExcelFile) ]
                • Set Field [ XL::Result; $bookRef ]
                • If [ MBS("IsError") ]
                • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "Error"; Message: $bookRef; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “Yes”; Button 2: “Cancel”, Commit: “No” ]
                • Exit Script [ ]
                • End If
                • Set Variable [ $sheet; Value:0 ]
                • #First row
                • Set Variable [ $row; Value:4 ]
                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteNumber"; $BookRef; $sheet; $row; 0; 1 ) ]
                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $BookRef; $sheet; $row; 1; "Cherries" ) ]
                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteNumber"; $BookRef; $sheet; $row; 2; 5 ) ]
                • #Second row
                • Set Variable [ $row; Value:5 ]
                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteNumber"; $BookRef; $sheet; $row; 0; 2 ) ]
                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $BookRef; $sheet; $row; 1; "Banana" ) ]
                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteNumber"; $BookRef; $sheet; $row; 2; 3,5 ) ]
                • #Third row
                • Set Variable [ $row; Value:6 ]
                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteNumber"; $BookRef; $sheet; $row; 0; 3 ) ]
                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $BookRef; $sheet; $row; 1; "Oranges" ) ]
                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteNumber"; $BookRef; $sheet; $row; 2; 6,25 ) ]
                • #Last row
                • Set Variable [ $row; Value:13 ]
                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteFormula"; $BookRef; $sheet; $row; 2; "SUM(C5:C13)" ) ]
                • #Save to container and cleanup
                • Set Field [ XL::OutputFile; MBS("XL.Save"; $bookRef; "test.xls") ]
                • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Book.Release"; $bookRef) ]
                • Set Field [ XL::Result; $r ]
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                      Previous Script: [Run]Next Script: [InitXL]
                      Script NameTrace
                      Run script with full access privilegesOff
                      Include In MenuYes
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                          Script Definition
                          Script Steps
                          • Set Variable [ $Trace; Value:MBS("Trace") ]
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                                        Previous Script: [Trace]
                                        Script NameInitXL
                                        Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                        Include In MenuYes
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                                          Script Definition
                                          Script Steps
                                          • #Find libXL and load it
                                          • If [ MBS("IsServer") ]
                                          • #Put the path you use for your server here:
                                          • If [ Get(SystemPlatform) = -2 ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $path; Value:"C:\Programs\FileMaker Server\libxl.dll" ]
                                          • Else
                                          • Set Variable [ $path; Value: "/Library/FileMaker Server/libxl.dylib" ]
                                          • End If
                                          • Else
                                          • #For desktop we look in same folder as database:
                                          • Set Variable [ $databasePath; Value:Get(FilePath) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $databasePath; Value:MBS("Path.FilemakerPathToNativePath"; $databasePath) ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $databasePath; Value:Substitute ( $databasePath ; ".fp7" ; ".fmp12") ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $databaseName; Value:Get(FileName) & ".fmp12" ]
                                          • If [ Get(SystemPlatform) = -2 ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $path; Value:Substitute ( $databasePath ; $databaseName ; "libxl.dll" ) ]
                                          • Else
                                          • Set Variable [ $path; Value:Substitute ( $databasePath ; $databaseName ; "libxl.dylib" ) ]
                                          • End If
                                          • End If
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Initialize"; $path) ]
                                          • If [ $r ≠ "OK" ]
                                          • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "Error"; Message: $r; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “No”; Button 2: “Cancel”, Commit: “No” ]
                                          • Halt Script
                                          • End If
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