Returns the name of the FileMaker user, as specified in the General tab of the Preferences dialog box.
Get ( UserName )
Data type returned
Originated in version
6.0 or earlier
The returned name is user-specified.
Important For greater security, use the Get(AccountName) function to track and manage user access: a user cannot change the account name used to log in to a database file.
In FileMaker WebDirect, this function returns [WebDirect-<xxxxx>], where <xxxxx> is the last five digits of the current persistent ID. See the Get(PersistentID) function.
In FileMaker Go, this function returns the User Name specified in the Settings menu.
In server-side scripts, this function returns:
- the schedule name, if the script is run by a schedule
- <script name> - <account name> <x>, where <x> is the number of scripts run since the FileMaker Script Engine was started
Returns Sharon Lloyd when Sharon Lloyd is the current user. For an example script, see Add Account script step.