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Remove Folder Trigger (script step reference)

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

Remove Folder Trigger

Removes a previously added folder trigger

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Remove Folder Trigger [ Select ; Result (error) ; Folder path ]


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
Folder path the path of the folder of which you want to remove the monitoring

Returned Result

Data type returned

Error code


The returned result is an error code. An error always starts with 2 dollars, followed by the error code. You should always check for errors. Returned error codes can be:

0 no error
$$-50 paramErr there was an error with a parameter
$$-120 dirNFErr the monitor folder could not be found

Other errors may be returned.

Originated in

Activator Plug-in 6.0


FileMaker Pro 17 to 2023


When you leave the folderPath parameter empty all folder triggers will be removed.


Remove Folder Trigger [ Select ; Result: $ErrorCode ; Folder path: "/C:/incomingData/" ]

This will remove the folder trigger of the folder “/C:/incomingData/”.

Remove Folder Trigger [ $ErrorCode ;  Folder path: "" ]

This will remove all the folder triggers.

Used in example file


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Online Help Page for Activator Plug-in for 17 to 2023 –> Remove Folder Trigger (actrp7627) 2024-0125 15:04:01