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AS_Folders_Choose ( message ; allow_multiple ; default_location ; invisibles ; package_contents ; result_field )

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

creates a dialog to choose one or more folders from a directory (macOS only)

Sample Input:
Perform AppleScript [ AS_choose_folders ( "Speak to the User" ; 1 ; Get ( DesktopPath ) ; 1 ; 1 ; table::textfield ) ]
Sample Output:
choose one or more folders from the list dialog and return them to a text field of the current record


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

Click here to copy To Clip Manager if you have myFMbutler's Clip Manager installed

Description:

creates a dialog to choose one or more folders 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
invisibles = show invisible items
package_contents = show contents of package folders
result_field = the FileMaker field to return the result ( table::field ) using the current record.

Use the ScriptStep "Perform AppleScript" using the option "Calculated AppleScript"
You also shall use "Perform AppleScript" directly from a button.

Die CF wird über den Scriptschritt "AppleScript ausführen" mit der Option "Berechnetes Script" genutzt.
"AppleScript ausführen" steht auch direkt in den Tastenkommandos zur Verfügung.

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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Function renamed
new subroutine to return result to any global text field or to a text field of the current record.

Thomas Siebert, Hamburg
April 23, 2017 4:35am

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