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Get(MultiUserState)

Returns a number representing the level of sharing for the file using FileMaker Network.

Format 

Get ( MultiUserState )

Parameters 

None

Data type returned 

number

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier

Description 

Returns:

0 when network sharing is off

1 when network sharing is on, you’re accessing the database file from the host computer, and either all users or a specific group of users (based on their privilege set) have network access to the database file

2 when network sharing is on, you’re accessing the database file from a client computer, and either all users or a specific group of users (based on their privilege set) have network access to the database file

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 0 when access is denied to other users.

For an example script, see Set Multi-User script step.

Related topics 

Sharing files on a network

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