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FILEMAKER: The Get(PageNumber) Function

From Dwayne Wright
www.dwaynewright.com
info@dwaynewright.com

Get(PageNumber)
FMP Version: FileMaker 7 and higher
Returns A Number Result

For the majority of the time, this function will be used to return the current page number that is being viewed in print preview mode. In some cases, the function can return the current page that is being printed … or perhaps a better explanation… the current page that is being sent to the printer buffer from FileMaker.

The only practical use that I’ve seen for this function is determining the last page of a report to be printed by going to the last page via a script and setting the Get(PageNumber) to a global field.

Here you can see the Go To Record/Request/Page script step with the last page setup as the go to option.
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