Returns a number representing the mode the FileMaker product is in when the function is evaluated.
Data type returned
FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier
•3 if printing is in progress
•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.
Returns 2 if the file is in Preview mode when the function is evaluated.