2 Replies Latest reply on Sep 4, 2009 2:53 AM by Stereoinitials

    Set Window Values Script

    Stereoinitials

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      Set Window Values Script

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      Hi I found this script off some template...

       

       

      General: Action: Set Window Values 

      Set Variable [ $$WindowTop; Value:Get ( WindowTop ) ] 

      Set Variable [ $$WindowLeft; Value:Get ( WindowLeft ) ] 

      Set Variable [ $$WindowWidth; Value:Get ( WindowWidth ) ] 

      Set Variable [ $$WindowHeight; Value:Get ( WindowHeight ) ] 

       
      What does the above script mean? 

        • 1. Re: Set Window Values Script
          FentonJones
            

          If that is is all the script does, then it is a subscript, called by other script(s). It just sets those values of the current window into "global" Variables (read about the Set Variable script step in the Help). Another script likely uses those values to set the bounds and/or position of another window (likely a new window). The 2 dollar signs $$ indicates that these have global scope, which means that they persist for the current FileMaker session; which also means they must be reset before use if you want current values. 

           

          You can also just use local variables, within a single script; in which case they'd have a single dollar sign. Local means only for that script.

          • 2. Re: Set Window Values Script
            Stereoinitials
               Thank you!... yes its a subscript indeed