The FileMaker FieldComment Function

From Dwayne Wright PMP, PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, CSM
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FieldComment
FieldComment( fileName ; fieldName)
Introduced With FileMaker 7
Returns A Text Result

In FileMaker 7 and higher, you can add comments to any field. The comments field was added as part of the dialog box that you used to create and edit fields. The FieldComment function allows you to fetch data entered into the comments area of a field defined in the Manage Fields dialog box.

The default syntax for this function is to refer to the current table. If you want to use an outside table, you have to add a little something in front of the fieldname parameter ( nameoftable::fieldname ).

Here you can see the comments area that can be attached to a defined field.
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