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FileMaker 13 Error Codes Reference Table
An essential part of the process of development of robust and professional solutions is the inclusion of appropriate error trapping and error handling. As a convenient ready-reference for developers and solution users, the following is a list of script, calculation and ODBC error codes returned by FileMaker Pro v13.0.

Error     Description
-1    Unknown error
0    No error
1    User canceled action
2    Memory error
3    Command is unavailable (for example, wrong operating system, wrong mode, etc.)
4    Command is unknown
5    Command is invalid (for example, a Set Field script step does not have a calculation specified)
6    File is read-only
7    Running out of memory
8    Empty result
9    Insufficient privileges
10    Requested data is missing
11    Name is not valid
12    Name already exists
13    File or object is in use
14    Out of range
15    Can't divide by zero
16    Operation failed, request retry (for example, a user query)
17    Attempt to convert foreign character set to UTF-16 failed
18    Client must provide account information to proceed
19    String contains characters other than A-Z, a-z, 0-9 (ASCII)
20    Command/operation canceled by triggered script
21    Request not supported (for example, when creating a hard link on a file system that does not support hard links)
100    File is missing
101    Record is missing
102    Field is missing
103    Relationship is missing
104    Script is missing
105    Layout is missing
106    Table is missing
107    Index is missing
108    Value list is missing
109    Privilege set is missing
110    Related tables are missing
111    Field repetition is invalid
112    Window is missing
113    Function is missing
114    File reference is missing
115    Menu set is missing
116    Layout object is missing
117    Data source is missing
118    Theme is missing
130    Files are damaged or missing and must be reinstalled
131    Language pack files are missing (such as Starter Solutions)
200    Record access is denied
201    Field cannot be modified
202    Field access is denied
203    No records in file to print, or password doesn't allow print access
204    No access to field(s) in sort order
205    User does not have access privileges to create new records; import will overwrite existing data
206    User does not have password change privileges, or file is not modifiable
207    User does not have sufficient privileges to change database schema, or file is not modifiable
208    Password does not contain enough characters
209    New password must be different from existing one
210    User account is inactive
211    Password has expired
212    Invalid user account and/or password; please try again
213    User account and/or password does not exist
214    Too many login attempts
215    Administrator privileges cannot be duplicated
216    Guest account cannot be duplicated
217    User does not have sufficient privileges to modify administrator account
218    Password and verify password do not match
300    File is locked or in use
301    Record is in use by another user
302    Table is in use by another user
303    Database schema is in use by another user
304    Layout is in use by another user
306    Record modification ID does not match
307    Transaction could not be locked because of a communication error with the host
308    Theme is locked and in use by another user
400    Find criteria are empty
401    No records match the request
402    Selected field is not a match field for a lookup
403    Exceeding maximum record limit for trial version of FileMaker Pro
404    Sort order is invalid
405    Number of records specified exceeds number of records that can be omitted
406    Replace/Reserialize criteria are invalid
407    One or both match fields are missing (invalid relationship)
408    Specified field has inappropriate data type for this operation
409    Import order is invalid
410    Export order is invalid
412    Wrong version of FileMaker Pro used to recover file
413    Specified field has inappropriate field type
414    Layout cannot display the result
415    One or more required related records are not available
416    A primary key is required from the data source table
417    Database is not a supported data source
418    Internal failure in INSERT operation into a field
500    Date value does not meet validation entry options
501    Time value does not meet validation entry options
502    Number value does not meet validation entry options
503    Value in field is not within the range specified in validation entry options
504    Value in field is not unique as required in validation entry options
505    Value in field is not an existing value in the database file as required in validation entry options
506    Value in field is not listed on the value list specified in validation entry option
507    Value in field failed calculation test of validation entry option
508    Invalid value entered in Find mode
509    Field requires a valid value
510    Related value is empty or unavailable
511    Value in field exceeds maximum field size
512    Record was already modified by another user
513    No validation was specified but data cannot fit into the field
600    Print error has occurred
601    Combined header and footer exceed one page
602    Body doesn't fit on a page for current column setup
603    Print connection lost
700    File is of the wrong file type for import
706    EPSF file has no preview image
707    Graphic translator cannot be found
708    Can't import the file or need color monitor support to import file
709    QuickTime movie import failed
710    Unable to update QuickTime reference because the database file is read-only
711    Import translator cannot be found
714    Password privileges do not allow the operation
715    Specified Excel worksheet or named range is missing
716    A SQL query using DELETE, INSERT, or UPDATE is not allowed for ODBC import
717    There is not enough XML/XSL information to proceed with the import or export
718    Error in parsing XML file (from Xerces)
719    Error in transforming XML using XSL (from Xalan)
720    Error when exporting; intended format does not support repeating fields
721    Unknown error occurred in the parser or the transformer
722    Cannot import data into a file that has no fields
723    You do not have permission to add records to or modify records in the target table
724    You do not have permission to add records to the target table
725    You do not have permission to modify records in the target table
726    There are more records in the import file than in the target table; not all records were imported
727    There are more records in the target table than in the import file; not all records were updated
729    Errors occurred during import; records could not be imported
730    Unsupported Excel version (convert file to Excel 2007/2008 format or a later supported version and try again)
731    File you are importing from contains no data
732    This file cannot be inserted because it contains other files
733    A table cannot be imported into itself
734    This file type cannot be displayed as a picture
735    This file type cannot be displayed as a picture; it will be inserted and displayed as a file
736    Too much data to export to this format; it will be truncated
737    Bento table you are importing is missing
738    The theme you are importing already exists
800    Unable to create file on disk
801    Unable to create temporary file on System disk
802    Unable to open file.
This error can be caused by one or more of the following:
   • Invalid database name
   • File is closed in FileMaker Server
   • Invalid permission
803    File is single user or host cannot be found
804    File cannot be opened as read-only in its current state
805    File is damaged; use Recover command
806    File cannot be opened with this version of FileMaker Pro
807    File is not a FileMaker Pro file or is severely damaged
808    Cannot open file because access privileges are damaged
809    Disk/volume is full
810    Disk/volume is locked
811    Temporary file cannot be opened as FileMaker Pro file
812    Exceeded host's capacity
813    Record Synchronization error on network
814    File(s) cannot be opened because maximum number is open
815    Couldn't open lookup file
816    Unable to convert file
817    Unable to open file because it does not belong to this solution
819    Cannot save a local copy of a remote file
820    File is in the process of being closed
821    Host forced a disconnect
822    FMI files not found; reinstall missing files
823    Cannot set file to single-user, guests are connected
824    File is damaged or not a FileMaker file
825    File is not authorized to reference the protected file
826    File path specified is not a valid file path
850    Path is not valid for the operating system
851    Cannot delete an external file from disk
852    Cannot write a file to the external storage
853    One or more containers failed to transfer
900    General spelling engine error
901    Main spelling dictionary not installed
902    Could not launch the Help system
903    Command cannot be used in a shared file
905    No active field selected; command can only be used if there is an active field
906    Current file is not shared; command can be used only if the file is shared
920    Can't initialize the spelling engine
921    User dictionary cannot be loaded for editing
922    User dictionary cannot be found
923    User dictionary is read-only
951    An unexpected error occurred (*)
954    Unsupported XML grammar (*)
955    No database name (*)
956    Maximum number of database sessions exceeded (*)
957    Conflicting commands (*)
958    Parameter missing (*)
959    Custom Web Publishing technology is disabled
960    Parameter is invalid
1200    Generic calculation error
1201    Too few parameters in the function
1202    Too many parameters in the function
1203    Unexpected end of calculation
1204    Number, text constant, field name or "(" expected
1205    Comment is not terminated with "*/"
1206    Text constant must end with a quotation mark
1207    Unbalanced parenthesis
1208    Operator missing, function not found or "(" not expected
1209    Name (such as field name or layout name) is missing
1210    Plug-in function has already been registered
1211    List usage is not allowed in this function
1212    An operator (for example, +, -, *) is expected here
1213    This variable has already been defined in the Let function
1214    AVERAGE, COUNT, EXTEND, GETREPETITION, MAX, MIN, NPV, STDEV, SUM and GETSUMMARY: expression found where a field alone is needed
1215    This parameter is an invalid Get function parameter
1216    Only Summary fields allowed as first argument in GETSUMMARY
1217    Break field is invalid
1218    Cannot evaluate the number
1219    A field cannot be used in its own formula
1220    Field type must be normal or calculated
1221    Data type must be number, date, time, or timestamp
1222    Calculation cannot be stored
1223    Function referred to is not yet implemented
1224    Function referred to does not exist
1225    Function referred to is not supported in this context
1300    The specified name can't be used
1301    One of the parameters of the function being imported or pasted has the same name as a function already in the file
1400    ODBC client driver initialization failed; make sure the ODBC client drivers are properly installed
1401    Failed to allocate environment (ODBC)
1402    Failed to free environment (ODBC)
1403    Failed to disconnect (ODBC)
1404    Failed to allocate connection (ODBC)
1405    Failed to free connection (ODBC)
1406    Failed check for SQL API (ODBC)
1407    Failed to allocate statement (ODBC)
1408    Extended error (ODBC)
1409    Error (ODBC)
1413    Failed communication link (ODBC)
1414    SQL statement is too long
1450    Action requires PHP privilege extension (*)
1451    Action requires that current file be remote
1501    SMTP authentication failed
1502    Connection refused by SMTP server
1503    Error with SSL
1504    SMTP server requires the connection to be encrypted
1505    Specified authentication is not supported by SMTP server
1506    Email message(s) could not be sent successfully
1507    Unable to log in to the SMTP server
1550    Cannot load the plug-in or the plug-in is not a valid plug-in
1551    Cannot install the plug-in. Cannot delete an existing plug-in or cannot write to the folder or disk
1626    Protocol is not supported
1627    Authentication failed
1628    There was an error with SSL
1629    Connection timed out; the timeout value is 60 seconds
1630    URL format is incorrect
1631    Connection failed
2021    Plug-ins configuration disallowed
2046    This command or action cannot be performed because that functionality is no longer supported
2047    Bento 2 (or later) is not presented on the system
2048    The selected work book is not excel 2007/2008 format
2056    This script step cannot be performed because this window is in a modal state.
3000    Action never occurred because script was triggered
3001    Set when a step returns but is not really finished (probably due to having to switch threads and keep engine thread running)
3002    The external file can not be deleted from disk. Do you want to delete the reference to the file anyway?
3003    Cannot write file to the external storage.
3004    Directory Cant Edit
3005    Directory Cant Delete
3219    Convert Global To Remote Warning
3220    Directory Not Accessible Warning
3316    Warning before clearing out existing find requests
3317    Warning before attempting to restore files from hibernation
3956    The total size of all base directory paths cannot exceed ^1 bytes.
3957    At least one filter must remain.
4103    File path is invalid or cannot be resolved during file transfer
4104    File i/o issue during file transfer
4106    The target base directory \1770 is not valid.
4107    The target base directory \1770 could not be created.
4603    Spell Export Complete
7100    Data Deferred
8404    An installed OnTimer script could not be found or could not be run with current access privileges
8213    Too many temporary objects created, can't create any more.
8498    Stale Import Order To Be Updated
8499    Import Match May Be Invalid
20413    Too Many Files
20605    No network connection is available
           * Asterisked errors occur only in web-published files.


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