MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Export records

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Export records.fmp12

Overview
Tables1
Relationships0
Layouts1
Scripts2
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
Export records
8 fields defined, 2 records
Export records

Fields

Table Name: Export records - 8 Fields
Field NameTypeOptionsCommentsOn LayoutsIn RelationshipsIn ScriptsIn Value Lists
First NameNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
  • Allow editing
Validation:
  • Only during data entry
Storage:
  • Repetitions: 1
  • Indexing: None
  • Automatically create indexes as needed
  • Index Language: German
      Last NameNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
      • Allow editing
      Validation:
      • Only during data entry
      Storage:
      • Repetitions: 1
      • Indexing: None
      • Automatically create indexes as needed
      • Index Language: German
          StreetNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
          • Allow editing
          Validation:
          • Only during data entry
          Storage:
          • Repetitions: 1
          • Indexing: None
          • Automatically create indexes as needed
          • Index Language: German
              ZipNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
              • Allow editing
              Validation:
              • Only during data entry
              Storage:
              • Repetitions: 1
              • Indexing: None
              • Automatically create indexes as needed
              • Index Language: German
                  CityNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                  • Allow editing
                  Validation:
                  • Only during data entry
                  Storage:
                  • Repetitions: 1
                  • Indexing: None
                  • Automatically create indexes as needed
                  • Index Language: German
                      CountryNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                      • Allow editing
                      Validation:
                      • Only during data entry
                      Storage:
                      • Repetitions: 1
                      • Indexing: None
                      • Automatically create indexes as needed
                      • Index Language: German
                          PhoneNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
                          • Allow editing
                          Validation:
                          • Only during data entry
                          Storage:
                          • Repetitions: 1
                          • Indexing: None
                          • Automatically create indexes as needed
                          • Index Language: German
                              FileNormal, BinaryAuto-Enter:
                              • Allow editing
                              Validation:
                              • Only during data entry
                              Storage:
                              • Global
                              • Repetitions: 1

                                  Layout Objects: Export records

                                  Regular Fields

                                  Field Name: Export records::First Name
                                  Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                  • Top: 102 pt
                                  • Left: 138 pt
                                  • Bottom: 116 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: Export records::Last Name
                                  Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                  • Top: 120 pt
                                  • Left: 138 pt
                                  • Bottom: 134 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: Export records::Street
                                  Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                  • Top: 138 pt
                                  • Left: 138 pt
                                  • Bottom: 152 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: Export records::Zip
                                  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: Export records::City
                                  Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                  • Top: 174 pt
                                  • Left: 138 pt
                                  • Bottom: 188 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: Export records::Country
                                  Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                  • Top: 192 pt
                                  • Left: 138 pt
                                  • Bottom: 206 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: Export records::Phone
                                  Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                  • Top: 210 pt
                                  • Left: 138 pt
                                  • Bottom: 224 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: Export records::File
                                  Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
                                  • Top: 6 pt
                                  • Left: 336 pt
                                  • Bottom: 95 pt
                                  • Right: 505 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: Export to Container
                                    Additional Properties:
                                  • Change to hand cursor over button
                                  • Rectangular
                                  • Top: 42 pt
                                  • Left: 168 pt
                                  • Bottom: 67 pt
                                  • Right: 283 pt
                                  • Anchoring: Left, Top
                                  Perform Script [ “Export” ]

                                  Scripts:


                                  Script Hierarchy

                                  InitXL
                                  Export

                                  Next Script: [Export]
                                  Script NameInitXL
                                  Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                  Include In MenuYes
                                  Layouts that use this script
                                    Scripts that use this script
                                    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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                                                  Previous Script: [InitXL]
                                                  Script NameExport
                                                  Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                  Include In MenuYes
                                                  Layouts that use this script
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                                                    Script Definition
                                                    Script Steps
                                                    • If [ MBS("XL.IsInitialized") ≠ 1 ]
                                                    • Perform Script [ “InitXL” ]
                                                    • End If
                                                    • #create new xls file
                                                    • Set Variable [ $book; Value:MBS( "XL.NewBook"; 0 ) ]
                                                    • #create sheet
                                                    • Set Variable [ $sheet; Value:MBS( "XL.Book.AddSheet"; $book; "Addresses") ]
                                                    • #In Demo Mode writing row 0 is forbidden
                                                    • Set Variable [ $row; Value:0 ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 0; "First Name") ]
                                                    • If [ MBS("IsError") ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $row; Value:$row + 1 ]
                                                    • End If
                                                    • #add header row
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 0; "First Name") ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 1; "Last Name") ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 2; "Street") ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 3; "Zip") ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 4; "City") ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 5; "Country") ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 6; "Phone") ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $row; Value:$row + 1 ]
                                                    • #Now add data
                                                    • Go to Record/Request/Page [ First ]
                                                    • Loop
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 0; Export records::First Name) ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 1; Export records::Last Name) ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 2; Export records::Street) ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 3; Export records::Zip) ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 4; Export records::City) ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 5; Export records::Country) ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellWriteText"; $book; $sheet; $row; 6; Export records::Phone) ]
                                                    • Go to Record/Request/Page [ Next; Exit after last ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $row; Value:$row + 1 ]
                                                    • End Loop
                                                    • Set Field [ Export records::File; MBS("XL.Book.Save"; $book; "test.xls") ]
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS("XL.Book.Release"; $book) ]
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