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Get(RecordID)

Returns the unique ID number of the current record.

Format 

Get ( RecordID )

Parameters 

None

Data type returned 

number

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier

Description 

The number returned is a decimal value (an integer) generated by FileMaker Pro when the record is created. It does not change.

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.

Get(RecordID) may not return a consistent value for records in ODBC data sources.

Example 1 

Returns a unique ID for the current record.

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