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Get(Device)

Returns a number representing the type of computer or mobile device running the FileMaker product.

Format 

Get ( Device )

Parameters 

None

Data type returned 

number

Originated in version 

13.0

Description 

This function returns a number indicating the type of computer or mobile device currently running FileMaker Pro or FileMaker WebDirect, or the type of iOS or iPadOS device currently running FileMaker Go.

Returns:

0 for an unknown device

1 for a Mac

2 for a computer running Windows

3 for iPad

4 for iPhone

5 for Android

Example 1 

Returns 2 if FileMaker Pro or FileMaker WebDirect is currently running on a computer with Windows.

Returns 3 if FileMaker Go or FileMaker WebDirect is currently running on iPad.

For an example script, see AVPlayer Play script step.

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