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Returns the total number of times changes to the current record have been committed.


Get ( RecordModificationCount )



Data type returned 


Originated in 

FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier


To commit changes, you can, for example:

click out of all fields (exit the record)

go to a different record

enter Find mode

If multiple windows are open, clicking in another window does not commit the record.

If changes are made to n fields and all n fields are committed together, the result increments by one. If changes are made to n fields and each change is committed separately, the result increments by n.


If the current calculation is stored and you specify its context, this function will be evaluated based on that context; otherwise, it will be evaluated based on the context of the current window.

Get(RecordModificationCount) returns NULL for ODBC data sources.

Example 1 

Returns 0 if the record has not been modified since it was created.

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