Returns the name of the FileMaker user, as specified in the General tab of the Preferences dialog box.
Data type returned
FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier
The returned name is user-specified.
For greater security, use the Get(AccountName) function
to track and manage user access: a user cannot change the account name used to log in to a database file.
In FileMaker WebDirect, this function returns:
•[Guest] when the user logged in with the Guest account.
In server-side scripts, this function returns:
•the schedule name, if the script is run by a FileMaker Server schedule
•<script name> - <account name> <x>, where <x> is the number of scripts run since the FileMaker Script Engine was started
Returns Sharon Lloyd
when Sharon Lloyd is the current user. For an example script, see Add Account script step