Software Venture Consulting

FileMaker Pro downloads & Resources
FileMaker Custom Functions
FileMaker Web Viewer Examples
FileMaker Pro & Lasso Consulting
Training
FileMaker Books
FileMaker Articles
FileMaker Error Reference

Free Web Tools
Free FileMaker Tools

Personal Pages
Videos
Adventures
Links

Shopping Cart
Shopping Cart

Search:

Free Newsletter
Signup


Contact


Privacy Policy



FileMaker is a registered trademark of FileMaker, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

 

 FileMaker Pro Custom Functions

List  |  Show Random  |  Upload  |  Add This to Your Site

GetAge ( birthdate )

Rate this function:  

RatingRatingRatingRatingRating
  Average rating: 3.8  (48 votes)
  Discuss this Custom Function

Danny Leung, Bloomington Public Schools
http://www.bloomington.k12.mn.us

Calculates the number of years, months, & days based on your birthdate

Sample Input:
GetAge( Date(9; 2; 1972) )
Sample Output:
36 years, 9 months, & 30 days


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Click here to copy To Clip Manager if you have myFMbutler's Clip Manager installed

Description:

This is a much easier way to calculate the age with years, months, & days based on the birthdate you provided.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

Discuss:

Today = 7, 6, 2009

GetAge ( date( 7;5;2008) ) = 1 years, 12 months, & 1 days

One year and 12 months? Huh?? Needs some work!

Needs Work, Washington D.C.
July 06, 2009 1:09pm

This is what I use for my Age function

Age (DOB )

Let (
[
NumberOfDays = Get ( CurrentDate ) - GetAsDate ( DOB )
]
;
Int ( NumberOfDays / 365.24 )
)

Chris Stasny, Oxford, MS
October 05, 2009 3:48pm

Does anyone check to see how many other functions already exist for exactly the same purpose?

Matt, Vermont
November 12, 2009 7:02pm

If ( Month ( Get ( CurrentDate )) < Month (DATEOFBIRTH) ; Year ( Get ( CurrentDate ) ) - Year (Fecha Nacimiento ) - 1 ; Year ( Get ( CurrentDate ) ) - Year (Fecha Nacimiento ) )

Henry Perret - Gentil, Bogotá, Colombia
August 26, 2010 3:24pm

If ( Month ( Get ( CurrentDate )) < Month (DATEOFBIRTH) ; Year ( Get ( CurrentDate ) ) - Year (DATEOFBIRTH ) - 1 ; Year ( Get ( CurrentDate ) ) - Year (Fecha Nacimiento ) )

Henry Perret - Gentil, Bogota Colombia
August 26, 2010 3:24pm

Make a comment about this Custom Function (please try to keep it brief & to the point). Anyone can post:

Your Name:
City/Location:
Comment:
characters left. If you paste in more than 1500 characters, it will be truncated. Discuss the function - advertisements and other useless posts will be deleted.
Answer 3 + 3 =
Search for Custom Functions:

Custom Functions Widget
Download the Custom Function Dashboard Widget for OS X
Keep all the latest Custom Functions right at your fingertips!

Newest Custom Functions:

1. ProperAllWords ( text )
  (Thu, Dec 14, 5:19pm)
2. MatchExist ( SourceTable.Field ; DestTable.Field ; ReturnField )
  (Thu, Dec 14, 1:07pm)
3. BVR_Format ( bvr )
  (Wed, Dec 13, 5:32pm)
4. NumberToHexadecimal(NumberValue)
  (Fri, Dec 08, 8:54am)
5. Get_BaseTable
  (Thu, Dec 07, 4:27pm)
6. JSONCreateVarsFromKeys ( json ; namespace )
  (Wed, Dec 06, 8:21pm)
7. GetTableNzme ( field )
  (Tue, Dec 05, 9:16pm)
8. TimeFormatAsText ( theTime )
  (Mon, Nov 13, 1:59pm)

RSS Feed of Custom Functions