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Bill K, No Company

Standardize Address Field

Sample Input:
StandardAddress(123 North Main Street)
Sample Output:
123 N Main ST

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

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If used as a Calculated Value this will Change what the user typed in to a standard format for all records. Some People type Road, well this can be hard to search if someone searches for RD.

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


That function looks good, but is incomplete. It is missing a closing parenthesis that is required in order for it to be a valid formula.

Darren Terry, San Jose
December 09, 2009 1:42pm

This breaks when the name of the Street is West, North, South, etc.

And, many towns will use different forms of numbers, such as First, and 1st for different streets.

Lee Smith, Woodland
December 11, 2009 7:23pm

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