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SystemInfo.UserName

Returns the user name.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
SystemInfo 1.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS and Windows ❌ No
MBS( "SystemInfo.UserName" )

Parameters

none

Result

Returns text with user name.

Description

Returns the user name.
This is not effected by the FileMaker Preferences' "other" setting. This is the actual user name.
For FileMaker Server the name is the name of the account the server operates in. This could be always "System" or "fmserver".

Examples

Shows user name:

Show Custom Dialog [MBS( "SystemInfo.UserName" ) & ¶ & MBS( "SystemInfo.UserShortName" )]

See also

Release notes

Example Databases

Blog Entries

This function is free to use.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 28th November 2020


SystemInfo.Time - SystemInfo.UserShortName

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