Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

ErrorDescription v13 ( errorNumber )

Returns the English description for the FileMaker Pro v13 error number returned by the Get(LastError) function

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  Sample input:
ErrorDescription (101)
  Sample output:
Record is missing

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

Returns the English description for the error number returned by the Get(LastError) function. Useful for displaying a more meaningful error message to users or for debugging/error logging. Updated for the following new error codes in FileMaker Pro v13:

21
Request not supported (for example, when creating a hard link on a file system that does not support hard links)

418
Internal failure in INSERT operation into a field

513
No validation was specified but data cannot fit into the field

738
The theme you are importing already exists

812
Exceeded host’s capacity

853
One or more containers failed to transfer


1301
One of the parameters of the function being imported or pasted has the same name as a function already in the file

 

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