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Returns the size of the container.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Container 1.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "Container.GetSize"; Container; Type )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Container The container field or value to inspect.
Type Name or index


Returns the size of the container.
A container contains several data parts with data and this function queries size in bytes of one of them.
You must pass either the name of the type you wish to get or its index. Index start at 0.

See Container.GetTotalSize to query size of all data in a container.


Query size of container with PNG:

MBS("Container.GetSize"; Images::Image; "PNGf")

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Example Databases

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 6th November 2018

Container.GetResolution   -   Container.GetText

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