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Christian Jäger, contact: cjaeger @
Hannover, Germany

Same as PositionCS, but without any limitation. Slower!

Sample Input:
Sample Output:
(not 6 !!!)

 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


see also PositionCS() and PositionCSE().

I have also written an ASCII-Coder:
which work using the same technique enploying all 256 characters (one Exception: #00 needs to be pasted into a global. It cannot be used in FileMaker 7s calculations nor in a evaluated field without FileMaker crashing. So I just reference the global "NULL" in Num2Char()'s output
However, this cannot be shown here - I will post a sample file at soon.

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

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


I wanted to use this but it doesn't work.

It's missing the second parameter in the replace function. When I put '1' for this, it doesn't work. It seems to give '1' as the result no matter what.

databaser, CA
December 15, 2011 6:26pm

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