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AS_Files_Choose ( message ; allow_multiple ; default_location ; file_type_list ; global_result_field )

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Thomas Siebert, seabird
http://www.t-seabird.de

dialog to choose one or more files from a directory and return result to a global field

Sample Input:
Perform AppleScript [ AS_Files_Choose ( "choose some files please" ; 1 ; Get ( DocumentsPath ) ; "" ; table::textfield ) ]
Sample Output:
a list of file paths will be returned to the chosen global result field


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

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Description:

creates a dialog to choose one or more files from a directory

message = set a message on top of the window
allow_multiple = 1 or true to enable selection of multiple files using the command key
default_location = set a default location using standard FileMaker style path
file_type_list = set filters to allow selected file types as list "txt¶pdf"
result_field = the FileMaker field to return the result ( table::field ) using the current record.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

Discuss:

- Name of CF changed
- The field to return the script result should be a global text field

Thomas Siebert, Hamburg
April 22, 2017 2:57pm

better path's returning to FileMaker.
better returning value to FileMaker

Thomas Siebert, Hamburg
February 20, 2018 9:30am

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