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FmTableFields ( tableName ; fieldsInclude ; fieldsExclude ; classExclude ; typeExclude ; prefixExclude )

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rivet, Rivet Design Communications
http://www.rivetcom.ca

retrieve field names from specified table

Sample Input:
FmTableFields ( "table" ; "" ; "id,mod" ; "Calculated" ; "timestamp" ; "z_" )
Sample Output:
field1
field2
field3


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retrieve field names from specified table

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Hi

I'm trying to use your very useful-looking function but can't get it to work. Please could you help?

I'm trying to get all the field names from a table called Staff.

My syntax is:

FmTableFields ( "Staff" ; "" ; "" ; "" ; "" ; "" )

I have also tried storing the filed name in a field but that doesn't work for me either.

Many thanks.

Regards

Nick

Nick Stockbridge, London
June 17, 2018 10:18pm

Hi Nick,

The function is case sensitive, perhaps that might be the issue. https://www.dropbox.com/s/rkizyum1jl0rp99/FmTableFields.fmp12.zip?dl=0

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David, Toronto
June 18, 2018 1:49am

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