Shutdown the computer.
Shutdown Computer [ Select ; Result (error) ; Force shutdown ]
|Select entire contents||replaces the entire contents of a field with the result. If not checked the result replaces the currently selected portion of the field|
|Result (error)||an error code|
|Force shutdown||(currently Windows only) force other running applications to close|
Data type returned
The returned result is an error code. If successful it returns 0. An error always starts with 2 dollars, followed by the error code. You should always check for errors. Returned error codes can be:
|$$-50||paramErr||check if your parameters are correct|
Other errors may be returned.
Activator Plug-in 4.5
FileMaker Pro 16 to 18
If you don’t specify the Force shutdown option the computer may not shutdown, because of other programs not closing.
There is a 20 second delay before the shutdown starts.
The Force shutdown option currently does not have any effect on Mac OS.
Shutdown Computer [ Select ; Result ]
This will shutdown the computer.
Shutdown Computer [ Select ; Result ; Force shutdown ]
This will shutdown the computer, forcing all programs to close.
Related script steps
|Put Computer to Sleep|