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FM.VariableGet

Retrieves the value of named variable that was declared using FM.VariableSet.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
FM Variables 1.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "FM.VariableGet"; Name )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Name The Name of the variable

Description

Retrieves the value of named variable that was declared using FM.VariableSet.
Unlike the variables that were introduced in FileMaker 8 these variables are not limited to the File or Script. In other words they can be retrieved from any file in the system regardless of where they were declared.

You can check with FM.VariableExists whether a variable exists.

Examples

Retrieve a variable

MBS( "FM.VariableGet" ; "myVar" )

See also

Example Databases

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 21st June 2017


FM.VariableExists   -   FM.VariableList

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