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Close Window

Closes the currently active window or any other window by name.

See also 

Options 

Current Window closes the active window.

Window Name specifies which window you want FileMaker Pro Advanced to close.

Current file only restricts matches to the current file (not selecting this option matches all available FileMaker Pro Advanced files).

Compatibility 

 

Product 

Supported 

FileMaker Pro Advanced 

Yes 

FileMaker Go 

Yes 

FileMaker WebDirect 

Yes 

FileMaker Server 

Yes 

FileMaker Cloud for AWS 

Yes 

FileMaker Data API 

Yes 

Custom Web Publishing 

Yes 

Runtime solution 

Yes 

Originated in 

FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier

Description 

Closing the last window of a file closes the file and halts execution of the current script. Additionally, in Windows, FileMaker Pro Advanced exits when no other windows are open or hidden. In FileMaker WebDirect, closing the last window logs out of the current web session.

Example 1 

Goes to a related record in the Invoices table using the Print Invoices layout, prints, and closes the window.

Go to Related Record [Show only related records; From table: "Invoices"; Using layout: "Print Invoices"; New Window]
Print [Restore: Printer; With dialog: Off]
Close Window [Current Window]

Example 2 

Closes the current window if it is hidden.

If [Get ( WindowVisible ) = 0]
Close Window [Current Window]
End If

Example 3 

Closes the Invoice Details window if it is open.

If [PatternCount ( WindowNames ( Get ( FileName ) ) ; "Invoice Details" )]
Close Window [Name: "Invoice Details"]
End If

Related topics 

Defining calculation fields

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