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Queries the name of the application.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
App 3.2 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "App.GetProcessName" )




Returns name or error.


Queries the name of the application.
This value does not change by App.SetProcessName as it queries the true name.
For FileMaker Pro, this is "FileMaker Pro", even if you have Advanced version.

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 15th October 2017

App.GetFocussedWindowTitle - App.GetProcessPath