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Tuesday
Jan292008

FILEMAKER: The Get(SystemNICAddress) Function

From Dwayne Wright
www.dwaynewright.com
info@dwaynewright.com

Get(SystemNICAddress)
FMP Version: FileMaker 7 and higher.
Returns A Text Result

The Get(SystemNICAddress) function looks at all the network cards in the computer and returns the hardware address of each in a return delimited list.

When used in concert with Get(AccountName), you may be able to see if someone has "shared" their account sign in information. If a particular account name is be used by multiple NIC addresses, it may indicate you have a security problem.

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More info about the author and FileMaker in general, contact me at info@dwaynewright.com.

© 2008 - Dwayne Wright - dwaynewright.com

The material on this document is offered AS IS. There is NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, expressed or implied, nor does any other contributor to this document. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. Consequential and incidental damages are expressly excluded. FileMaker Pro is the registered trademark of FileMaker Inc.

Tuesday
Jan292008

FILEMAKER: The Get(SystemLanguage) Function

From Dwayne Wright
www.dwaynewright.com
info@dwaynewright.com

Get(SystemLanguage)
FMP Version: FileMaker 7 and Higher
Returns A Text Result

The Get(SystemLanguage) function will return the name of the language setting of the operating system, oddly enough it will always be returned in English.

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More info about the author and FileMaker in general, contact me at info@dwaynewright.com.

© 2008 - Dwayne Wright - dwaynewright.com

The material on this document is offered AS IS. There is NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, expressed or implied, nor does any other contributor to this document. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. Consequential and incidental damages are expressly excluded. FileMaker Pro is the registered trademark of FileMaker Inc.

Tuesday
Jan292008

FILEMAKER: The Get(SystemIPAddress) Function

From Dwayne Wright
www.dwaynewright.com
info@dwaynewright.com

Get(SystemIPAddress)
FMP Version: FileMaker 7 And Higher
Returns A Text Result

The Get(SystemIPAddress) function looks at all the network cards (commonly called a NIC) in the computer and returns the IP address of each in a return delimited list.
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More info about the author and FileMaker in general, contact me at info@dwaynewright.com.

© 2008 - Dwayne Wright - dwaynewright.com

The material on this document is offered AS IS. There is NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, expressed or implied, nor does any other contributor to this document. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. Consequential and incidental damages are expressly excluded. FileMaker Pro is the registered trademark of FileMaker Inc.

Tuesday
Jan292008

FILEMAKER: The Get(SystemDrive) Function

From Dwayne Wright
www.dwaynewright.com
info@dwaynewright.com

Get(SystemDrive)
Introduced With FileMaker 8
Returns A Text Result

Have to say that this seems to fall into the category of ... hmmm...well...ok. The Get(SystemDrive) function return the drive letter (on Windows OS machines ) or the volume name (on Macintosh OSX machines) where the currently running operating system is located.

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More info about the author and FileMaker in general, contact me at info@dwaynewright.com.

© 2008 - Dwayne Wright - dwaynewright.com

The material on this document is offered AS IS. There is NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, expressed or implied, nor does any other contributor to this document. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. Consequential and incidental damages are expressly excluded. FileMaker Pro is the registered trademark of FileMaker Inc.

Saturday
Jan192008

FILEMAKER: The Get(ScreenWidth) Function

From Dwayne Wright
www.dwaynewright.com
info@dwaynewright.com

Get(ScreenWidth)
FMP Version: FileMaker 7 and Higher
Returns A Number Result

The Get(ScreenWidth) function will return a numeric result that will match the number of pixels in the current monitor width. This function can even take into account multiple monitors, which is always a possibility in today's computing environment. The results of this function are linked to the monitor that contains the foreground window.

It is unlikely but it is possible to have the foreground window covering multiple monitors. In a case like this, FileMaker tries to give you the most accurate information it can by selecting the monitor that has the largest percentage of the window and give you it's screen width information.
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More info about the author and FileMaker in general, contact me at info@dwaynewright.com.

© 2008 - Dwayne Wright - dwaynewright.com

The material on this document is offered AS IS. There is NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, expressed or implied, nor does any other contributor to this document. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. Consequential and incidental damages are expressly excluded. FileMaker Pro is the registered trademark of FileMaker Inc.

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