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FirstCapitalPosition ( text ; textLength )

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Marc Wood, studentpress.org
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finds first capital letter position in text

Sample Input:
Let (
theText = "xxxxXxx" ;
FirstCapitalPosition ( theText ; Length ( theText ) )
)
Sample Output:
5


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

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Description:

Recursively finds position of first capital letter in text. Necessary because FileMaker's native Position function is not case-sensitive. FileMaker 10 or later required ( uses the Code function ).

Used by CamelCasePrefix function: http://www.briandunning.com/cf/1312

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:

Case ( Filter ( text ; "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ" ) = "" ; 0 ;
Case( Filter ( Left( text; 1 ); "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ") <> ""; 1;
1 + FirstCapitalPosition( Replace( text; 1; 1; ""))
)
)

unin, japan
May 26, 2011 7:38pm

or

Let ([

txt = "camelCase" ;
M = Filter ( txt ; Upper ( Txt ) )
];
Length ( GetValue ( Substitute ( txt ; left ( M ; 1 ) ; ¶ ) ; 1 ) )
)

with a test if not IsEmpty ( M )

Agnès, France
May 27, 2011 2:14am

or

Position ( Substitute ( text ; Left ( Filter ( text ; Upper ( KanjiNumeral ( text ) ) ) ; 1 ) ; "§§§" ) ; "§§§" ; 1 ; 1 )

Daniele Raybaudi, Rome
May 27, 2011 10:09am

Thanks for good ideas.

My "A-Z" is used insted of Code function in original code.
That is usable in case of universal text containing any chars, not only camelCase ic text.
But in some languages, more chars should be included as 'Capital'.

unin, japan
May 29, 2011 9:31pm

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