Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

getError

Retrieves the result of Get ( LastError ) and sets 2 additional variables to help with debugging.

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Josh Ormond   Josh Ormond - Show more from this author
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  Sample input:
getError
  Sample output:
Function result: 301
$errorDetail: account name of the user with the record lock
$errorMessage: "ERROR # 301: Record is in user by another user" ( no quotes )

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

Returns the result of Get ( LastError ), and sets two additional variables named $errorDetail, and $errorMessage.
• Get ( LastExternalErrorDetail ) in FM16, or above, returns the account name of the user with the record lock.
• errorMessage ( ) returns the text of the description of the error number from the Get ( LastError ) function.

Requires the custom function errorMessage ( ): https://www.briandunning.com/cf/2265

 

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