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# (Comment)

Adds comments to the list of steps in the script.

See also 

Options 

Enter comments.

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 

Use comments to document your script. Comments appear in bold and are prefaced with a #. Comments are present only when you are viewing the script and do not appear when the script is performed.

Notes 

To add a new line in the comment text, press:

Windows: Ctrl+Enter or Alt+Enter

macOS: Ctrl-Return or Opt-Return

Comments print in italics.

Example 1 

Shows how comments are used to explain script steps.

Go to Layout ["Invoices"]
#Find all invoices for the current customer
Find Matching Records [Replace; Invoices::Customer ID]
#Sort found set by Invoice ID
Sort Records [Restore; With dialog: Off]
#Save all records in the found set as a PDF
Save Records as PDF [With dialog: Off; "Customer Backup.pdf"; Records being browsed ; Create folders: Off]
#Go back to the original layout
Go to Layout [original layout]

Related topics 

Script steps reference (alphabetical list)

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