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GetFieldName

Returns the fully qualified name of a field reference.

Format 

GetFieldName ( field )

Parameters 

field - any field object or evaluation of a text expression that refers to a field’s name

Data type returned 

text

Originated in version 

10.0

Description 

Use this function to get the fully qualified name of field (tableName::fieldName).

Example 1 

GetFieldName(x) returns the name of a field reference passed into a custom function as parameter x.

GetFieldName(Evaluate(<fieldName>)) returns the name of a field based on the data stored in <fieldName>.

GetFieldName(Evaluate(Get(ActiveFieldName))) returns the fully qualified name of the field that has the focus when executed.

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