Software Venture Consulting

FileMaker Pro downloads & Resources
FileMaker Custom Functions
FileMaker Web Viewer Examples
FileMaker Pro & Lasso Consulting
Training
FileMaker Books
FileMaker Articles
FileMaker Error Reference

Free Web Tools
Free FileMaker Tools

Personal Pages
Videos
Adventures
Links

Shopping Cart
Shopping Cart

Search:

Free Newsletter
Signup


Contact


Privacy Policy



FileMaker is a registered trademark of FileMaker, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

 

 FileMaker Pro Custom Functions

List  |  Show Random  |  Upload  |  Add This to Your Site

ContainerSize ( Container ; Precision )

Rate this function:  

RatingRatingRatingRatingRating
  Average rating: 4.2  (42 votes)
  Discuss this Custom Function

Robert Schaub, Starr Data
http://starrdata.com

Get the size of your container

Sample Input:
ContainerSize (YourTable :: YourContainer ; 2 )

or

ContainerSize (YourTable :: YourContainer ; YourTable :: Your_PrecisionNumber )
Sample Output:
3.26 MB
9.26 KB
1.2 GB


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Click here to copy To Clip Manager if you have myFMbutler's Clip Manager installed

Description:

This is my variation of the GetContainerSize command. See my sample at download page of my site. http://starrdata.com

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

Discuss:

1 KB = 1024 byte
1 MB = 1024 KB
1 GB = 1024 MB

I think this function works bad

kade, Hamburg; Germany
November 30, 2009 2:36am

//i think this is correct variant
//
//ContainerSize ( Container ; Precision )
//Robert Schaub
//www.starrdata.com

Let ( [
CTainer = Length(Container)
; Roundit = Precision];

Case(
CTainer ≥ 1073741824;Round ( (CTainer / 1073741824); Roundit ) & " GB";
CTainer ≥ 1048576;Round ( (CTainer / 1048576); Roundit ) & " MB";
CTainer ≥ 1024;Round ( (CTainer / 1024); Roundit ) & " KB";""
) )

Andrey Kolganov, Moscow
August 25, 2010 5:08am

P.S. ...because
1 KB = 1024 byte = 2^10 byte
1 MB = 1024 KB = 2^20 byte = 1048576 byte
1 GB = 1024 MB = 2^30 byte = 1073741824 byte

Andrey Kolganov, Moscow, Russia
August 25, 2010 5:14am

Make a comment about this Custom Function (please try to keep it brief & to the point). Anyone can post:

Your Name:
City/Location:
Comment:
characters left. If you paste in more than 1500 characters, it will be truncated. Discuss the function - advertisements and other useless posts will be deleted.
Answer 5 + 8 =
Search for Custom Functions:

Custom Functions Widget
Download the Custom Function Dashboard Widget for OS X
Keep all the latest Custom Functions right at your fingertips!

Newest Custom Functions:

1. NumberToHexadecimal(NumberValue)
  (Fri, Dec 08, 8:54am)
2. Get_BaseTable
  (Thu, Dec 07, 4:27pm)
3. JSONCreateVarsFromKeys ( json ; namespace )
  (Wed, Dec 06, 8:21pm)
4. GetTableNzme ( field )
  (Tue, Dec 05, 9:16pm)
5. TimeFormatAsText ( theTime )
  (Mon, Nov 13, 1:59pm)
6. ParseWebValueList( text )
  (Thu, Nov 02, 9:52am)
7. SVG_HTML_to_Text ( _svg_text ; _orig_text ;
  (Wed, Oct 25, 4:17am)
8. decFromHex ( hexValue )
  (Mon, Oct 16, 12:34pm)

RSS Feed of Custom Functions