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Queries value of an environment variable.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
EnvironmentVariables 5.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "EnvironmentVariables.Value"; Name )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Name The name of the environment variable. "test"


Returns text or error.


Queries value of an environment variable.


Query user name on Mac:

MBS( "EnvironmentVariables.Value"; "USER" )

Query user name on Windows:

MBS( "EnvironmentVariables.Value"; "USERNAME" )

Query app data path on Windows:

MBS( "EnvironmentVariables.Value"; "APPDATA" )

Query language on FileMaker Cloud:

MBS( "EnvironmentVariables.Value"; "LANG" )

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Created 8th April 2015, last changed 10th December 2017

EnvironmentVariables.SetValue   -   EventMonitor.Clear

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