Get(WindowMode)
Purpose 
Returns a number representing the mode FileMaker Pro is in at the time the function is evaluated.
Format 
Get(WindowMode)
Parameters 
None
Data type returned 
number
Originated in 
FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier
Description 
Returns:
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3 if printing is in progress
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4 (FileMaker Pro Advanced) if evaluating the function from the Data Viewer and the current window is in Layout mode
If a script using this function runs while the file is in Layout mode, FileMaker Pro switches to Browse mode and returns 0. If there are multiple windows open in the current database file, each window can have its own window mode value, but results are returned for only the foreground window.
Note  For information on how functions evaluate differently on the host versus the client, search the FileMaker Knowledge Base available at //help.filemaker.com.
Examples 
Returns 2 if the file is in Preview mode when the function is evaluated.
Related topics 
Functions reference (category list)
Functions reference (alphabetical list)
About formulas
About functions
Defining calculation fields
Using operators in formulas