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Actr_GetEventInfo (function reference)

By January 1, 2024January 25th, 2024Online Help, Troi Activator Plug-in
Activator Plug-in > Functions reference > Actr_GetEventInfo
Activator Plug-in for FileMaker Pro


This function will return information that was previously associated with the event, like yourID and yourText.

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Actr_GetEventInfo ( switches ; eventID )


switches determines which information is to be returned
eventID (optional) the event to retrieve info from


switches must contain only one of this:

-GetYourID retrieves the yourID data
-GetYourText retrieves the yourText data
-GetActivatorEventID retrieves the internal EventID
-GetAllEventsList retrieves a tab separated list of all the events and the data of each event
-GetAllEventIDs retrieves a list of all the eventIDs separated by returns
-GetImage get the uploaded image (for the Upload Server functionality)
-GetLocationData get the (GPS) location (for the Upload Server functionality)
-GetURL get the URL of the HTTP request received by the HTTP server

and also switches must contain one of this:

-LastTriggered retrieves the information from the event that was triggered last
-ByEventID retrieves the information from the event with the eventID in the next parameter
-FirstSilentEvent retrieves the information from the first silent event

optionally switches can also contain this:

-DeleteThisEvent (optional) delete the event after the data is returned

Returned Result

Data type returned



The requested information.

Originated in

Activator Plug-in 1.2


FileMaker Pro 17 to 2023


When the URL sent to the HTTP server contains a password parameter, the password will be removed from the result returned by

Actr_GetEventInfo ("-GetURL" ; $EeventID)


Set Field [ result ; Actr_GetEventInfo ( "-LastTriggered -GetYourID -DeleteThisEvent" ; ) ]

This command will return the YourID data for the last event triggered. The event data will be deleted.

Example 2

We assume that in your FileMaker file the following fields are defined:

gEventID  		Global, number
gEventText  		Global, text

gEventID contains the eventID. Add the following script step to your Trigger script:

Set Field [ gEventText ; Actr_GetEventInfo ( "-ByEventID -GetYourID" ; gEventID ) ]

This command will fill the field gEventText with the text that was supplied earlier, when the event was created.

Used in example files


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