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The Mysterious SELF Function

Question asked by RayMentor on Aug 6, 2009
Latest reply on Aug 7, 2009 by RayMentor

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The Mysterious SELF Function

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OK, call me crazy, but I can't for the life of me understand WHAT the Self function really does and how to apply it.  The example given in the official FM Help file refers to:

 

 

  Exampleself > 10 returns 1 (true) when applied to a layout field object whose value is greater than 10.

 

This leaves me with the obvious question of "what's a layout field object?" Is this just a field on any layout? If so, what would an example of a SELF function look like when it is "applied" to a field?

 

Help appreciated. 

 

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