# (Comment)

Adds comments to the list of steps in the script.


Enter comments.


Product Supported
FileMaker Pro Yes
FileMaker Go Yes
FileMaker WebDirect Yes
FileMaker Server Yes
FileMaker Cloud Yes
FileMaker Data API Yes
Custom Web Publishing Yes

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier


Use comments to document your script. Comments appear in bold and are prefaced with a #. Comments are present only when you are viewing the script and do not appear when the script is performed.


  • To add a new line in the comment text, press:
    • Windows: Ctrl+Enter or Alt+Enter
    • macOS: Ctrl-Return or Opt-Return
  • Comments print in italics.

Example 1 

Shows how comments are used to explain script steps.

Go to Layout ["Invoices"]
#Find all invoices for the current customer
Find Matching Records [Replace; Invoices::Customer ID]
#Sort found set by Invoice ID
Sort Records [Restore; With dialog: Off]
#Save all records in the found set as a PDF
Save Records as PDF [With dialog: Off; "Customer Backup.pdf"; Records being browsed ; Create folders: Off]
#Go back to the original layout
Go to Layout [original layout]