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RepeatValue ( Text ; NumRepeat )

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Koji Takeuchi, Splash, Inc.
http://www.splash.jp/

Return return separated text of "Text" repeated "NumRepeat" times.

Sample Input:
RepeatValue ( "foo" ; 4 )
Sample Output:
"foo¶foo¶foo¶foo"


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Description:

/*
RepeatValue ( Text ; NumRepeat )
2009.03.04, Koji Takeuchi <takeuchi@nemoux.com>


description:
Return return separated text of "Text" repeated "NumRepeat" times.
ex.
RepeatValue ( "foo" ; 4 )
-> "foo¶foo¶foo¶foo"
*/

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:

Discovered that, when feeing in a repeat value programmatically, a repeat value of 0 would act as if a repeat value of 1 rather than returning an empty result.

Case (
numRepeat > 1 ; RepeatValue ( text ; numRepeat - 1 ) & "¶" & Text ;
numRepeat < 1 ; "" ;
Text
)

fixes that.

Matthew Dahlquist, Minneapolis
March 29, 2016 1:49pm

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