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Returns the location data in a formatted text string.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
CoreLocation 2.7 Yes No Yes, macOS only No Yes

MBS( "CoreLocation.description" )




Returns description.


Returns the location data in a formatted text string.

A string of the form "<<latitude>, <longitude>> +/- <accuracy>m (speed <speed> kph / heading <heading>) @ <date-time>”, where <latitude>, <longitude>, <accuracy>, <speed>, and <heading> are formatted floating point numbers and <date-time> is a formatted date string that includes date, time, and time zone information.
The returned string is intended for display purposes only.
This function queries current know location. It's updated from time to time. To receive a script call when new location is available, please use CoreLocation.SetUpdateLocationHandler.

See also

Example Databases

CoreLocation.course   -   CoreLocation.desiredAccuracy

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