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Get(QuickFindText)

Returns the text that is stored in the quick find box.

Format 

Get ( QuickFindText )

Parameters 

None

Data type returned 

text

Originated in version 

11.0

Description 

Use this function to pass the text that's in the quick find box to a script when you override the Perform Quick Find command in a custom menu set.

Example 1 

Performs a quick find using the text entered in the quick find box. If no records are found, returns a custom error message.

Perform QuickFind [Get ( QuickFindText )]
If [Get ( LastError ) = 0]
Go to Layout ["Invoice Details" ( Invoices )]
Go to Record/Request/Page [First]
Else
Show Custom Dialog ["There are no invoices containing \"" & Get ( QuickFindText ) & "\""]
End If

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