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Selects some jobs and returns the count of jobs found.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
CUPS 2.5 Yes No Yes, macOS only No No


This function was deprecated. Use CUPS.GetJobsAsJSON instead.

MBS( "CUPS.GetJobsCount" { ; Name; OnlyMyJobs; whichJobs } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Name Name of the printer queue to query.
If no name or empty string is specified, we get all queues.
"Brother_DCP_8085DN" Optional
OnlyMyJobs Pass either "my" for your users jobs or "all" for all jobs. "all" Optional
whichJobs Pass "active" to get only active jobs, "all" for all jobs or "complete" for completed jobs. "complete" Optional


The number of jobs found.


Selects some jobs and returns the count of jobs found.
First call this function to build job list. Than call other GetJob* functions to query values.

With indexes from 0 to count-1, you can call the other functions CUPS.GetJobState, CUPS.GetJobCompletionTime, CUPS.GetJobCreationTime, CUPS.GetJobProcessingTime, CUPS.GetJobPrinter, CUPS.GetJobID, CUPS.GetJobTitle, CUPS.GetJobPriority, CUPS.GetJobFormat, CUPS.GetJobSize and CUPS.GetJobUser.

Please consider using CUPS.GetJobsAsJSON in future to query job list.


Query all jobs:

MBS( "CUPS.GetJobsCount"; ""; "all"; "all"" )

See also

FileMaker Magazin

Release notes

  • Version 10.5
    • Deprecated CUPS.GetJobCompletionTime, CUPS.GetJobCreationTime, CUPS.GetJobFormat, CUPS.GetJobID, CUPS.GetJobIndex, CUPS.GetJobPrinter, CUPS.GetJobPriority, CUPS.GetJobProcessingTime, CUPS.GetJobSize, CUPS.GetJobState, CUPS.GetJobTitle, CUPS.GetJobUser and CUPS.GetJobsCount function.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 5th October 2020

CUPS.GetJobsAsJSON   -   CUPS.GetPrinterCount

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