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FM.TextWithDataType

Returns a new value with given type annotation.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
FM 13.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "FM.TextWithDataType"; Text; DataType )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example
Text The text to use.
DataType The new data type.
Can be Number, Container, Date, Time, TimeStamp or Text.
"Text"

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Returns a new value with given type annotation.
This is a very special function to create values you would normally never have in FileMaker.

Examples

Make "Hello" a time and check it:

MBS("FM.DataType"; MBS("FM.TextWithDataType"; "Hello"; "time"))

Example result: time

See also

Release notes

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This function does not need a paid license.

Created 21st January 2023, last changed 21st January 2023


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