Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

ListBaseTableName ( TableOccurrenceName )

Returns the base table name based on the table occurance on a layout in the current FileMaker Pro v12 file

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Lazarus Sismanis   Lazarus Sismanis
Decision Group
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  Sample input:
ListBaseTableName(customers_local)

  Sample output:
customers

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

When you need to get the base table name for a particular layout table occurance. i.e. the table occurance of 'customers_local' uses the base table of 'customers' from the particular file or another data source.

ListBaseTableName(Get ( LayoutTableName )) lists the base table name for the table occurance on the current layout

 

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tawfiq   tawfiq, Jeddah
Apr 29, 2015
Thank you, very useful in large files.
 

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