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Queries the table names of all files currently open.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
FM FMSQL 3.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "FM.QueryTableNames" { ; FileName } )   More

(old name: FM.QueryTables)


Parameter Description Example Flags
FileName The database file name to look into.
If empty or missing, we look in current database.
(new in 6.2)
"Contacts" Optional


Returns names of tables separated by return.


Queries the table names of all files currently open.
May be limited to what you are allowed to access.
See also FM.QueryBaseTableNames, which is usually faster.

Needs permissions to query your database schema via SQL.


Query tables in database Kontakte:

MBS( "FM.QueryTableNames"; "Kontakte" )

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 16th September 2021

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