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get(AccountName) returns the text that the user typed, rather than the account name

Question asked by Malcolm on Jul 31, 2014
Latest reply on Feb 26, 2015 by Fred(CH)

Summary

get(AccountName) returns the text that the user typed, rather than the account name

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

13

Operating system version

Mac os x 9.2

Description of the issue

The string returned by get(account name) is the string that the user entered, not the stored account name.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Set up a user with lower case name: alice.

Create a calculation that relies on the account name:  Exact("alice"; get(accountName))

log in by typing "Alice" into the user account name field.

Expected result

I expect that the Get(AccountName) returns the stored account name.

Actual result

Get(AccountName) returns the string that the user typed during login.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

None. However, a user who

Workaround

use tests which are not case sensitive

Outcomes