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FSEvents.DeviceID

Queries the DeviceID for a disk.

Component: FSEvents
Version: 6.0
Mac OS X: Yes
Windows: No
Server: Yes
FileMaker Cloud: No

MBS( "FSEvents.DeviceID" )

Parameters

none

Result

Returns ID or error.

Description

Queries the DeviceID for a disk.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.

Examples

Query ID for root:

MBS( "FSEvents.DeviceID"; "/" )

Query ID for volume Test:

MBS( "FSEvents.DeviceID"; "/Volumes/Test" )

See also


FSEvents.DeviceBeingWatched   -   FSEvents.EventCount

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