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Returns the FileMaker host's product name and version.


Get ( HostApplicationVersion )



Data type returned 


Originated in 

FileMaker Pro 9.0


Displays a value when used with the same or higher software version of FileMaker Pro Advanced, FileMaker Server, or FileMaker Cloud for AWS. If the current file is not shared or hosted, this function returns an empty string. Also returns an empty string when used from the host computer itself.

Example 1 

Returns ProAdvanced 18.0.1 when the host computer is running FileMaker Pro 18 Advanced version 1.

Returns Server 18.0.1 when the host computer is running FileMaker Server 18 version 1.

Returns Cloud Server when the host computer is running FileMaker Cloud for AWS version 1.18.0 build 42.

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Get(ApplicationVersion) function