Category: Design

Syntax: TableNames ( fileName )


fileNameA string or text expression that represents the name of an open file.

Data type returned: Text


Returns a carriage returndelimited list of table occurrence names from the specified file.

Note that TableNames() returns the names of table occurrences from the Relationships Graph, not the actual data tables. A database table may appear in the Relationships Graph more than once.

The list returned by the TableNames() function is ordered alphabetically.




TableNames (Get (FileName))

Would return a list of table occurrence names for the current file that might look like this:






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: FileMaker Specifications

FileMaker 8 Product Line

Specifications and Storage Limits

Field Types and Import/Export Formats

: Calculation Functions

Working with Calculations Primer

Calculation Signatures

Calculation Functions

: Custom Functions

Custom Functions Primer

Useful Custom Functions

: Script Steps

Scripting Primer

Script Step Reference

: Quick Reference

FileMaker Error Codes

FileMaker Keyboard Shortcuts

FileMaker Network Ports

FileMaker Server Command Line Reference

FileMaker XML Reference

: Other Resources

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FileMaker 8 Functions and Scripts Desk Reference
FileMaker 8 Functions and Scripts Desk Reference
ISBN: 0789735113
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 352

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