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LayoutObjectNames error with certain file names

Question asked by arnoldkegebein on May 16, 2010
Latest reply on Apr 25, 2012 by thomasseidler


LayoutObjectNames error with certain file names

Description of the issue

FileMaker Product(s) involved:(only tested with) FileMaker Pro 10.0v3 + 11.0v1 Operating System(s) involved:Mac OS 10.5.8 Detailed description of the issue:Using the build-in function LayoutObjectNames will not return anything when the file name includes a dot besides the ".fp7". Exact steps to reproduce the issue:Create a new database with a name that includes a dot, like "test.v1.fp7"Add some layout objects and give them object names, e.g. a tab control with three tabs named "A", "B", "C" and the same object names.Open the data viewer and enter a new expression: "LayoutObjectNames( Get( FileName ); Get( LayoutName ) )"Expected Result:ABC Actual Result:Nothing (an empty string) Exact text of any error message(s) that appeared:N/A Any workarounds that you have found:Removing the dot in the file name or replacing it with an underscore ("test_v1.fp7") will act (just) as a workaround.