GetFieldDataTypeFromObject ( ObjectName )
Get field data type from object name
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Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)
If the parameter, ObjectName, is an object name assigned to a field in your layout, then this function will give you a one word description of the field's data type: text, number, date, time, timestamp, or container.
If the object is not a field, the output will be NULL (empty string).
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