Use this function to see which version of the plug-in is loaded, formatted as an 8 digit number to represent an AutoUpdate version.
Data type returned
The function returns ? if this plug-in is not loaded. If the plug-in is loaded the result is a version number, it is returned in the format aabbccdd where every letter represents a digit of the level, so versions can be easily compared.
Troi Dialog Plug-in 5.1
FileMaker Pro 14 to 18
The Dial_VersionAutoUpdate function is part of a standard for FileMaker plug-ins of third party vendors of plug-ins. The version number can be easily compared, when using the Autoupdate functionality of FileMaker Server.
returns 08000000 for version 8.0
will return 05010203 for version 220.127.116.11
So for example to use a feature introduced with version 7.1 test if the result is equal or greater than 07010000.