AppRecord GetFieldValue() Method

Gets the value of any field, returning value as a Variant.

Function Signature

 Variant GetFieldValue( name )


Parameter Type Description



The name of the field whose value will be retrieved from the variable field list or the AppRecord column. Field names for variable fields should be provided in uppercase characters for database names or in lowercase/mixed-case characters for display names (for Title, for example).


Type Description


The value of the field, if the value was found successfully.

Technical Details

SBM ModScript version: 11.3.


//Create and retrieve Project record
var tableId = Ext.TableId("TS_PROJECTS");
var myRecord = Ext.CreateAppRecord(tableId);
var ok = myRecord.Read("Image Builder");
if ( ok != 0 ) {
	 var value = myRecord.GetFieldValue( "parentid" ); 
	 Ext.LogInfoMsg ("Parent ID of Image Builder is " &&& value);


See notes on AppRecord GetFieldValue(-type-) Method.

Important: Only use this version of GetFieldValue if you are sure that the field will be found. It is not recommended to use this method with dates; instead, use the AppRecord.GetFieldValue( name, TimeT& value ) signature.

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