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Bring To Front (script step reference)

By June 1, 2024June 4th, 2024Online Help, Troi File Plug-in
Troi File Plug-in for FileMaker Pro

Bring To Front

Brings the FileMaker Pro application to the front

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Bring To Front [ Select ; Result (error) ]


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

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
$$-4296 could not bring to front

Other errors may be returned.

Originated in

Troi File Plug-in 12.0


FileMaker Pro 17 to FileMaker Pro 21 (2024)


If the FileMaker Pro application is behind other applications, this script step will bring FileMaker Pro in front of the other applications.
You can use this script step for example when a lengthy script is finished, or when you use the Drag and Drop functionality to drag from another application that is in front or when you drag from a Finder or Explorer window.
In the drag Triggerscript you can decide if this drag needs FileMaker to become the front application and if it does, you can call this script step.


Bring To Front [ Select ; $ErrorCode ]

This will bring FileMaker Pro in front of other applications.

Used in example file


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Add DragAndDrop Handler
Launch Application

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Online Help Page for Troi File Plug-in for 16 to 2024 –> Bring To Front (filep7325) 2024-0604 18:51:49