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Returns the user name.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
SystemInfo 1.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "SystemInfo.UserName" )   More




Returns text with user name.


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".


Shows user name:

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

See also

Blog Entries

FileMaker Magazin

  • Ausgabe 6/2019, Seite 33

Release notes

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 24th February 2016

SystemInfo.Time   -   SystemInfo.UserShortName

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