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FM.VariableAdd

Adds a value to a given variable atomically.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
FM Variables 8.3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "FM.VariableAdd"; Name; Value )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Name the name of the variable "test"
Value the value to add to the variable 5

Result

Returns new value or error.

Description

Adds a value to a given variable atomically.
Internally does similar to FM.VariableGet to read value, then adds given parameter and stores like FM.VariableSet, all in one operation, so no other script or calculation can get between.
Creates variable, if it's not existing yet.

Examples

Sets $ID and counts up with each call:

Set Variable [ $ID ; Value: MBS( "FM.VariableAdd"; "ID"; 1 ) ]

See also

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Release notes

Created 8th June 2018, last changed 13th January 2020


FM.UpdateRecords3   -   FM.VariableAppend

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