Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

GetSourceFileName ( NameTableOccurrence )

Return source file name by table occurrence name.

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Koji Takeuchi   Koji Takeuchi - Show more from this author
TonicNote, Inc.

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  Sample input:
GetSourceFileName ( Get ( ActiveFieldTableName ) )
  Sample output:

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

Return source file name by table occurrence name.
When cursor is in field object "Customer::nameLast" field on layout on "Main" file and the field is referenced to "Customer" table on "Master" file.
GetSourceFileName ( Get ( ActiveFieldTableName ) )
-> "Master"



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