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Get(HostName)

Returns the name of the current host.

Format 

Get ( HostName )

Parameters 

None

Data type returned 

text

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier

Description 

On the computer that is hosting the file, the current registered computer name is displayed in Settings (Windows) or System Preferences (macOS).

Notes 

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.

Example 1 

Returns Fred Jones when Fred Jones is the registered name of the host computer in use.

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