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Returns the privilege set name being used by the account used to open the file.





Data type returned 


Originated in 

FileMaker Pro 11.0


If a user is using the default Admin account and you haven’t modified access privileges for the file, this function returns [Full Access].


If you specify the context for the current calculation, this function will be evaluated based on that context; otherwise, it will be evaluated based on the context of the current window.

See also Get(CurrentPrivilegeSetName) function.

Example 1 

For an Administrator, Get(AccountPrivilegeSetName) might return [Full Access].

Example 2 

For a user in the sales department, Get(AccountPrivilegeSetName) might return [Data Entry Only].

Example 3 

For a user with Read-Only Access to a database who is running a script that is set to run with full access privileges, Get(AccountPrivilegeSetName)returns [Read-Only Access] but Get(CurrentPrivilegeSetName)returns [Full Access] (for the current script).

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