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Calculates CRC of a file.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Compression 4.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "ZipFile.CRCFile"; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example
Path Native file path. $path


Returns CRC as number.


Calculates CRC of a file.
This is same CRC as used in zip files.

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.


Calculate CRC of a file:

MBS( "ZipFile.CRCFile"; "C:\test.txt" )

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 22nd January 2015

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