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Send Authorized Request URL (script step reference)

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

Send Authorized Request URL

Sends a request (like posting a tweet), using the 2 credentials obtained during authorization.

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Send Authorized Request URL [ Select; Result ; Switches ; method ;
                              requestURL; accessToken ; accessTokenSecret ;
                              theRequest ]


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 the result of the request (or an error code)
switches determine the behavior of the function
method either POST or GET
requestURL URL of the web service to where the request must be sent
accessToken part 1 of the 2 credentials obtained during authorization
accessTokenSecret part 2 of the 2 credentials obtained during authorization
theRequest the request you want to perform


switches must be set to:

-OAuthProtocol the plug-in is using the OAuth protocol

you can also use this switch:

-ReturnDataAfterError return the error code followed by the data

Returned Result

Data type returned



If successful this script step returns the result of the request. If unsuccessful it returns an error code starting with $$ followed by the error code.

Originated in

Troi URL Plug-in 5.0


FileMaker Pro 16 to 19


With this script step you can perform the actual work by sending requests to the web service, for example post a tweet on Twitter.
You need to have gotten credentials first with the two authorization functions TURL_GetAuthorizationURL and TURL_SendAuthorizationPIN (or Send Authorization PIN URL script step).

The plug-in currently only supports the OAuth 1.0A Authorization protocol.


# This script will post a tweet on Twitter. 
# Get the text to tweet in a variable:
Set Variable [ $TweetText ; this::TweetText ]
# Set up the other variables:
Set Variable [ $URL ; "" ]
# Use the credentials stored in two global fields:
Set Variable [ $oauth_token ; this::gOAuth_token ]
Set Variable [ $oauth_token_secret ; this::gOAuth_token_secret ]
# Build the request to tweet (= a status update in the API):
# NOTE: the text of the tweet must be URL Encoded.
Set Variable [ $request ; "status=" & TURL_ToURLEncoded ( "-Unused" ; this::TweetText ) ]
# Now send the tweet to Twitter, using the POST method, and the oauth credentials.
Send Authorized Request URL [ Select ; $Result ; "-OAuthProtocol" ; "POST" ; 
		$URL ; $oauth_token ; $oauth_token_secret ; $request ]
Set Field [ this::Received text ; $Result ]

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Online Help Page for Troi URL Plug-in for 16 to 19 –> Send Authorized Request URL (urlp7416) 2021-1013 16:44:53