Exit Application

Closes all open files; and in FileMaker Pro, exits the application.




Product Supported
FileMaker Pro Yes
FileMaker Go Partial
FileMaker WebDirect Partial
FileMaker Server Yes
FileMaker Cloud Yes
FileMaker Data API No
Custom Web Publishing No

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier


The Exit Application script step does the following in other FileMaker clients:

  • In FileMaker WebDirect, logs out the current web session and returns you to the FileMaker WebDirect Launch Center.
  • In FileMaker Go, closes all open databases and leaves FileMaker Go running.

Example 1 

Prevents the user from opening the database on a weekend. Started by the OnFirstWindowOpen script trigger.

Allow User Abort [Off]
If [DayName ( Get ( CurrentDate ) ) = "Saturday" or DayName ( Get ( CurrentDate ) ) = "Sunday"]
    Exit Application
End If