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TURL_GetAuthorizationURL (function reference)

By October 1, 2021October 13th, 2021Online Help, Troi URL plug-in
Troi URL Plug-in > Functions reference > TURL_GetAuthorizationURL
Troi URL Plug-in for FileMaker Pro


Talks with a web service to get an authorization URL. With the returned URL the user can authorize the plug-in (in a web browser) to use this service.

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TURL_GetAuthorizationURL ( switches ; method ; requestTokenURL ;
                           authorizationURLbegin )


switches determine the behaviour of the function
method either POST or GET
requestTokenURL URL to obtain a request token from the web service
authorizationURLbegin first part of the authorization URL, which will be used to construct the complete URL


switches must be set to:

-OAuthProtocol the plug-in is using the OAuth protocol

Returned Result

Data type returned



If successful this function returns the complete authorization URL. With this URL the user can authorize the plug-in to use this service.

If unsuccessful it returns an error code starting with $$ followed by the error code.

Originated in

Troi URL Plug-in 2.6


FileMaker Pro 16 to 19


This function provides the first step to authorize the plug-in.
The plug-in currently only supports the OAuth 1.0A Authorization protocol.


Set Variable [ $Twitter_Request_token_step_URL ; "" ]
Set Variable [ $Twitter_Authorization_URL_Begin ; "" ]
# Get the URL to the authorization web page where the user can grant access:
Set Variable [ $Twitter_Authorization_URL ;
		TURL_GetAuthorizationURL ( "-OAuthProtocol:" ; "POST" ; 
		$Twitter_Request_token_step_URL ; 
		$Twitter_Authorization_URL_Begin ) ]
Open URL [ $Twitter_Authorization_URL ]

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