MBS FileMaker Plugin Example Databases

Contacts Dialogs

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Contacts Dialogs.fmp12

Overview
Tables1
Relationships0
Layouts1
Scripts7
Value Lists0
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
OnFirstWindowOpenOff
OnLastWindowCloseOff
OnWindowOpenOff
OnWindowCloseOff
OnFileAVPlayerChangeOff
Thumbnail Settings
Generate ThumbnailsOn; Temporary

 

Tables

Table Name
Statistics
Occurrences in Relationship Graph
PlaceHolder
1 field defined, 1 record
PlaceHolder

Fields

Table Name: PlaceHolder - 1 Fields
Field NameTypeOptionsCommentsOn LayoutsIn RelationshipsIn ScriptsIn Value Lists
ContactIDNormal, TextAuto-Enter:
  • Allow editing
Validation:
  • Only during data entry
Storage:
  • Repetitions: 1
  • Indexing: None
  • Automatically create indexes as needed
  • Index Language: English

      Layout Objects: PlaceHolder

      Regular Fields

      Field Name: PlaceHolder::ContactID
      Field PropertiesCoordinatesField FormatField BehaviorQuick Find
      • Top: 175 pt
      • Left: 75 pt
      • Bottom: 196 pt
      • Right: 314 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

      Merge Fields

      Field PropertiesCoordinatesFieldsQuick Find
        Text:
      • Installed Plug-ins
      • Top: 418 pt
      • Left: 6 pt
      • Bottom: 518 pt
      • Right: 314 pt
      • Anchoring: Left and Right, Top
        No

        Buttons

        Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
          Type:
        • Text: Check Status
        • Top: 60 pt
        • Left: 5 pt
        • Bottom: 92 pt
        • Right: 153 pt
        • Anchoring: Left, Top
        Perform Script [ “Check Authorization Status” ]

        Scripts:


        Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
          Type:
        • Text: Request Authorization
        • Top: 60 pt
        • Left: 166 pt
        • Bottom: 92 pt
        • Right: 314 pt
        • Anchoring: Left, Top
        Perform Script [ “Request Authorization” ]

        Scripts:


        Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
          Type:
        • Text: Show My Card
        • Top: 129 pt
        • Left: 5 pt
        • Bottom: 161 pt
        • Right: 153 pt
        • Anchoring: Left, Top
        Perform Script [ “Show Me” ]

        Scripts:


        Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
          Type:
        • Text: Pick Contact
        • Top: 129 pt
        • Left: 166 pt
        • Bottom: 161 pt
        • Right: 314 pt
        • Anchoring: Left, Top
        Perform Script [ “Pick Contact” ]

        Scripts:


        Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
          Type:
        • Text: Show this Contact
        • Top: 210 pt
        • Left: 166 pt
        • Bottom: 242 pt
        • Right: 314 pt
        • Anchoring: Left, Top
        Perform Script [ “Show This” ]

        Scripts:


        Button PropertiesCoordinatesScript/Script Step
          Type:
        • Text: Contacts Count
        • Top: 210 pt
        • Left: 5 pt
        • Bottom: 242 pt
        • Right: 153 pt
        • Anchoring: Left, Top
        Perform Script [ “All Contacts” ]

        Scripts:


        Script Hierarchy

        Check Authorization Status
        Request Authorization
        Show Me
        Show This
        Pick Contact
        Picked
        All Contacts

        Next Script: [Request Authorization]
        Script NameCheck Authorization Status
        Run script with full access privilegesOff
        Include In MenuNo
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                        Previous Script: [Check Authorization Status]Next Script: [Show Me]
                        Script NameRequest Authorization
                        Run script with full access privilegesOff
                        Include In MenuNo
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                          Script Definition
                          Script Steps
                          • #ask user for permission?
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "CNContactStore.RequestAccesss" ) ]
                          • Pause/Resume Script [ Duration (seconds): 1 ]
                          • #did it work?
                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "CNContactStore.AuthorizationError" ) ]
                          • If [ Length($r) > 0 ]
                          • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "Error"; Message: $r; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “Yes”; Button 2: “Abbrechen”, Commit: “No” ]
                          • End If
                          • Set Variable [ $groups; Value:MBS( "CNContactStore.Groups" ) ]
                          • If [ Length ( $groups ) = 0 ]
                          • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "Possible Problem"; Message: "Either you have no groups or you did not code sign the app?"; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “Yes” ]
                          • End If
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                                        Previous Script: [Request Authorization]Next Script: [Show This]
                                        Script NameShow Me
                                        Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                        Include In MenuYes
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                                          Script Definition
                                          Script Steps
                                          • #get a contact
                                          • If [ MBS("IsIOS") ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $ID; Value:MBS( "CNContactStore.ContactsMatchingName"; "John Appleseed" ) ]
                                          • Else
                                          • Set Variable [ $ID; Value:MBS( "CNContactStore.UnifiedMeContact" ) ]
                                          • End If
                                          • If [ MBS("IsError") ]
                                          • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "Failed to get my contact ID"; Message: $ID; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “Yes” ]
                                          • Else
                                          • Set Field [ PlaceHolder::ContactID; $ID ]
                                          • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "CNContact.Show"; $ID ) ]
                                          • End If
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                                                  Previous Script: [Show Me]Next Script: [Pick Contact]
                                                  Script NameShow This
                                                  Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                  Include In MenuYes
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                                                    Script Definition
                                                    Script Steps
                                                    • #show a contact by ID (iOS only currently)
                                                    • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "CNContact.Show"; PlaceHolder::ContactID ) ]
                                                    • If [ MBS("IsError") ]
                                                    • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "Failed to show contact"; Message: $r; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “Yes” ]
                                                    • End If
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                                                            Previous Script: [Show This]Next Script: [Picked]
                                                            Script NamePick Contact
                                                            Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                            Include In MenuYes
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                                                              Script Definition
                                                              Script Steps
                                                              • #use picker sheet/popover to selec contact
                                                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "CNContactPicker.SetTrigger"; Get(FileName); "Picked") ]
                                                              • Set Variable [ $r; Value:MBS( "CNContactPicker.Show") ]
                                                              • If [ MBS("IsError") ]
                                                              • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "Failed to show picker"; Message: $r; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “Yes” ]
                                                              • End If
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                                                                            Previous Script: [Pick Contact]Next Script: [All Contacts]
                                                                            Script NamePicked
                                                                            Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                                            Include In MenuNo
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                                                                                        Previous Script: [Picked]
                                                                                        Script NameAll Contacts
                                                                                        Run script with full access privilegesOff
                                                                                        Include In MenuYes
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                                                                                          Script Definition
                                                                                          Script Steps
                                                                                          • Set Variable [ $contacts; Value:MBS( "CNContactStore.Contacts") ]
                                                                                          • Show Custom Dialog [ Title: "Contacts"; Message: "You have " & ValueCount ( $contacts ) & " contacts."; Default Button: “OK”, Commit: “Yes” ]
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