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cfMatch ( value_to_test; match_Value; match_operator )

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Bruce Robertson, Concise Design

Test input to see whether it equals, contains, less than etc for match_value, returns boolean result

Sample Input:
cfMatch( contacts::firstname; "B"; "bw")

cfMatch( order::total, 1000; ">")
Sample Output:
1 for first name "Bruce"

0 for order total 876

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cfMatch ( value_to_test; match_Value; match_operator )

searches value_to_test for matchValue using operator

returns 1 if math
returns 0 if no match

operators are:

>> contains
!>> does not contain
= equals
eq equals
== exact equal

!= not equal
≠ not equal
<> not equal

> greater than
>= greater than or equal
< less than
<= less than or equal
bw begins with
!bw does not begin with
ew ends with
!ew does not end with

Bruce Robertson - Concise Design
Last updated 3/7/2010

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