Returns the display name (which is usually the first name and last name, but can be configured by the administrator) for the user associated with the current session.

Use this function to return the display name (usually the first and last name) of the user.

Use the CurrentLoginId function to return the login ID of the user.



Enabled For

For a description of the business object categories, see Notes on "Enabled For".

Business Object Category Yes/No
Business Rules: Before-Save Rules Yes1
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (After Save, with or without Also Recalculate on Load) Yes1
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, without Also Recalculate On Load) Yes1
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, with Recalculate On Load) Yes1
Business Rules: Editing Rules Yes1
Business Rules: Initialization Rules Yes1
Business Rules: Read Only Rules Yes1
Business Rules: Required Rules Yes1
Business Rules: Validation Rules Yes1
Client Expressions Yes
Object Permissions Yes
Services Yes
Mobile Yes
Quick Actions (except UI Quick Actions) Yes1
UI Quick Actions Yes
Reports Yes1
Search/Dashboard without field references Yes1
Search/Dashboard with field references Yes1
1. Except in services.



Return Value

Text value.


The following example shows how to find all of the active incident instances for the current session.

CurrentUserDisplayName() Example