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-1Unknown error
0No error
1User canceled action
2Memory error
3Command is unavailable (for example, wrong operating system or mode)
4Command is unknown
5Command is invalid (for example, a Set Field script step does not have a calculation specified)
6File is read-only
7Running out of memory
8Empty result
9Insufficient privileges
10Requested data is missing
11Name is not valid
12Name already exists
13File or object is in use
14Out of range
15Can't divide by zero
16Operation failed; request retry (for example, a user query)
17Attempt to convert foreign character set to UTF-16 failed
18Client must provide account information to proceed
19String contains characters other than A-Z, a-z, 0-9 (ASCII)
20Command/operation canceled by triggered script
21Request not supported (for example, when creating a hard link on a file system that does not support hard links)
26The file path specified is not a valid file path
100File is missing
101Record is missing
102Field is missing
103Relationship is missing
104Script is missing
105Layout is missing
106Table is missing
107Index is missing
108Value list is missing
109Privilege set is missing
110Related tables are missing
111Field repetition is invalid
112Window is missing
113Function is missing
114File reference is missing
115Menu set is missing
116Layout object is missing
117Data source is missing
118Theme is missing
130Files are damaged or missing and must be reinstalled
131Language pack files are missing (such as Starter Solutions)
200Record access is denied
201Field cannot be modified
202Field access is denied
203No records in file to print, or password doesn't allow print access
204No access to field(s) in sort order
205User does not have access privileges to create new records; import will overwrite existing data
206User does not have password change privileges, or file is not modifiable
207User does not have privileges to change database schema, or file is not modifiable
208Password does not contain enough characters
209New password must be different from existing one
210User account is inactive
211Password has expired
212Invalid user account and/or password; please try again
213User account and/or password does not exist
214Too many login attempts
215Administrator privileges cannot be duplicated
216Guest account cannot be duplicated
217User does not have sufficient privileges to modify administrator account
218Password and verify password do not match
300File is locked or in use
301Record is in use by another user
302Table is in use by another user
303Database schema is in use by another user
304Layout is in use by another user
306Record modification ID does not match
307Transaction could not be locked because of a communication error with the host
308Theme is locked and in use by another user
400Find criteria are empty
401No records match the request
402Selected field is not a match field for a lookup
403Exceeding maximum record limit for trial version of FileMaker Pro
404Sort order is invalid
405Number of records specified exceeds number of records that can be omitted
406Replace/reserialize criteria are invalid
407One or both match fields are missing (invalid relationship)
408Specified field has inappropriate data type for this operation
409Import order is invalid
410Export order is invalid
412Wrong version of FileMaker Pro used to recover file
413Specified field has inappropriate field type
414Layout cannot display the result
415One or more required related records are not available
416A primary key is required from the data source table
417File is not a supported data source
418Internal failure in INSERT operation into a field
500Date value does not meet validation entry options
501Time value does not meet validation entry options
502Number value does not meet validation entry options
503Value in field is not within the range specified in validation entry options
504Value in field is not unique, as required in validation entry options
505Value in field is not an existing value in the file, as required in validation entry options
506Value in field is not listed in the value list specified in validation entry option
507Value in field failed calculation test of validation entry option
508Invalid value entered in Find mode
509Field requires a valid value
510Related value is empty or unavailable
511Value in field exceeds maximum field size
512Record was already modified by another user
513No validation was specified but data cannot fit into the field
600Print error has occurred
601Combined header and footer exceed one page
602Body doesn't fit on a page for current column setup
603Print connection lost
700File is of the wrong file type for import
706EPSF file has no preview image
707Graphic translator cannot be found
708Can't import the file, or need color monitor support to import file
709QuickTime movie import failed
710Unable to update QuickTime file reference because the database file is read-only
711Import translator cannot be found
714Password privileges do not allow the operation
715Specified Excel worksheet or named range is missing
716A SQL query using DELETE, INSERT, or UPDATE is not allowed for ODBC import
717There is not enough XML/XSL information to proceed with the import or export
718Error in parsing XML file (from Xerces)
719Error in transforming XML using XSL (from Xalan)
720Error when exporting; intended format does not support repeating fields
721Unknown error occurred in the parser or the transformer
722Cannot import data into a file that has no fields
723You do not have permission to add records to or modify records in the target table
724You do not have permission to add records to the target table
725You do not have permission to modify records in the target table
726Source file has more records than the target table; not all records were imported
727Target table has more records than the source file; not all records were updated
729Errors occurred during import; records could not be imported
730Unsupported Excel version; convert file to the current Excel format and try again
731File you are importing from contains no data
732This file cannot be inserted because it contains other files
733A table cannot be imported into itself
734This file type cannot be displayed as a picture
735This file type cannot be displayed as a picture; it will be inserted and displayed as a file
736Too much data to export to this format; data will be truncated
737Bento collection or library is missing; data cannot be imported
738The theme you are importing already exists
800Unable to create file on disk
801Unable to create temporary file on System disk
802Unable to open file
803File is single-user, or host cannot be found
804File cannot be opened as read-only in its current state
805File is damaged; use Recover command
806File cannot be opened with this version of FileMaker Pro
807File is not a FileMaker Pro file or is severely damaged
808Cannot open file because access privileges are damaged
809Disk/volume is full
810Disk/volume is locked
811Temporary file cannot be opened as FileMaker Pro file
812Exceeded host’s capacity
813Record synchronization error on network
814File(s) cannot be opened because maximum number is open
815Couldn’t open lookup file
816Unable to convert file
817Unable to open file because it does not belong to this solution
819Cannot save a local copy of a remote file
820File is being closed
821Host forced a disconnect
822FMI files not found; reinstall missing files
823Cannot set file to single-user; guests are connected
824File is damaged or not a FileMaker file
825File is not authorized to reference the protected file
826File path specified is not a valid file path
827File was not created because the source contained no data or is a reference
850Path is not valid for the operating system
851Cannot delete an external file from disk
852Cannot write a file to the external storage
853One or more containers failed to transfer
900General spelling engine error
901Main spelling dictionary not installed
902Could not launch the Help system
903Command cannot be used in a shared file
904Command can only be used in a file hosted under FileMaker Server
905Command requires a field to be active
906Current file is not shared; command can be used only if the file is shared
920Cannot initialize the spelling engine
921User dictionary cannot be loaded for editing
922User dictionary cannot be found
923User dictionary is read-only
951An unexpected error occurred (*)
954Unsupported XML grammar (*)
955No database name (*)
956Maximum number of database sessions exceeded (*)
957Conflicting commands (*)
958Parameter missing (*)
959Custom Web Publishing technology is disabled
960Parameter is invalid
971The user name is invalid.
972The password is invalid.
973The database is invalid.
974Permission Denied.
975The field has restricted access.
976Security is disabled.
977Invalid client IP address.
978The number of allowed guests has been exceeded
1200Generic calculation error
1201Too few parameters in the function
1202Too many parameters in the function
1203Unexpected end of calculation
1204Number, text constant, field name, or expected
1205Comment is not terminated with
1206Text constant must end with a quotation mark
1207Unbalanced parenthesis
1208Operator missing, function not found, or not expected
1209Name (such as field name or layout name) is missing
1210Plug-in function has already been registered
1211List usage is not allowed in this function
1212An operator (for example, +, -, *) is expected here
1213This variable has already been defined in the Let function
1214AVERAGE, COUNT, EXTEND, GETREPETITION, MAX, MIN, NPV, STDEV, SUM, and GETSUMMARY: expression found where a field alone is needed
1215This parameter is an invalid Get function parameter
1216Only summary fields are allowed as first argument in GETSUMMARY
1217Break field is invalid
1218Cannot evaluate the number
1219A field cannot be used in its own formula
1220Field type must be normal or calculated
1221Data type must be number, date, time, or timestamp
1222Calculation cannot be stored
1223Function referred to is not yet implemented
1224Function referred to does not exist
1225Function referred to is not supported in this context
1300The specified name can't be used
1301A parameter of the imported or pasted function has the same name as a function in the file
1400ODBC client driver initialization failed; make sure ODBC client drivers are properly installed
1401Failed to allocate environment (ODBC)
1402Failed to free environment (ODBC)
1403Failed to disconnect (ODBC)
1404Failed to allocate connection (ODBC)
1405Failed to free connection (ODBC)
1406Failed check for SQL API (ODBC)
1407Failed to allocate statement (ODBC)
1408Extended error (ODBC)
1409Error (ODBC)
1413Failed communication link (ODBC)
1414SQL statement is too long
1450Action requires PHP privilege extension (*)
1451Action requires that current file be remote
1501SMTP authentication failed
1502Connection refused by SMTP server
1503Error with SSL
1504SMTP server requires the connection to be encrypted
1505Specified authentication is not supported by SMTP server
1506Email message(s) could not be sent successfully
1507Unable to log in to the SMTP server
1550Cannot load the plug-in, or the plug-in is not a valid plug-in
1551Cannot install the plug-in; cannot delete an existing plug-in or write to the folder or disk
1626Protocol is not supported
1627Authentication failed
1628There was an error with SSL
1629Connection timed out; the timeout value is 60 seconds
1630URL format is incorrect
1631Connection failed
1632The certificate has expired
1633The certificate is self-signed
1634A certificate verification error occurred
2021plug-ins configuration disallowed
2046This command or action cannot be performed because that functionality is no longer supported
2047Bento 2 (or later) is not presented on the system
2048The selected work book is not excel 2007/2008 format
2056This script step cannot be performed because this window is in a modal state.
3000Action never occurred because script was triggered
3001Set when a step returns but is not really finished (probably due to having to switch threads and keep engine thread running)
3002The external file can not be deleted from disk. Do you want to delete the reference to the file anyway?
3003Can not write file to the external storage.
3004Directory Cant Edit
3005Directory Cant Delete
3100Theme is in use
3219Convert Global To Remote Warning
3220Directory Not Accessible Warning
3316Wrning before clearing out existing find requests
3317Wrning before attempting to restore files from hibernation
3427Button cannot contain a tab control
3428When a panel is deleted, all the objects on that panel will be deleted
3429One or more of the panels you've selected contain locked objects. Do you you want to delete those panel(s) even though they contain locked object(s)?
3956The total size of all base directory paths cannot exceed ^1 bytes.
3957At least one filter must remain.
3958Please select at least one bar code type
4103File path is invalid or cannot be resolved during file transfer
4104File i/o issue during file transfer
4106The target base directory 1770 is not valid.
4107The target base directory 1770 could not be created.
4603Spell Export Complete
7100Data Deferred
8213Too many temporary objects created, can't create any more.
8310There is an error in the syntax of the query.
8404An installed OnTimer script could not be found or could not be run with current access privileges
8498Stale Import Order To Be Updated
8499Import Match May Be Invalid
20413Too Many Files
20605No network connection is available
20606Fail to resolve network address

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