Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

ErrorDescription ( errorNumber )

All error codes for FileMaker 16 in English

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Johan Hedman   Johan Hedman
Atatiki Group

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  Sample input:
ErrorDescription ( 1 )
  Sample output:
User canceled action

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

Use FileMaker´s own Get(LastError) into this Custom Function to retrieve the description of the error.



Jeremiah Small   Jeremiah Small, Soliant Consulting, Inc.
Aug 20, 2018
Note that ErrorToEnglish has just been updated for FileMaker 17, and also includes legacy error codes.

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