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Returns the location data in a formatted text string.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
CoreLocation 2.7 Yes No Yes, macOS only No Yes
MBS( "CoreLocation.description" )   More




Returns description.


Returns the location data in a formatted text string.

A string of the form "<<latitude>, <longitude>> +/- <accuracy>m (speed <speed> kph / heading <heading>) @ <date-time>”, where <latitude>, <longitude>, <accuracy>, <speed>, and <heading> are formatted floating point numbers and <date-time> is a formatted date string that includes date, time, and time zone information.
The returned string is intended for display purposes only.
This function queries current know location. It's updated from time to time. To receive a script call when new location is available, please use CoreLocation.SetUpdateLocationHandler.

See also

Example Databases

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 18th August 2014

CoreLocation.course   -   CoreLocation.desiredAccuracy

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