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ValidURL ( style ; URL )

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Roger Biel, 2Geckos Consulting, LLC

Validates and reformats formats URL, extracts domain, supports mailto & callto

Sample Input:
ValidURL ( "Domain" ; )
ValidURL ( "URL" ; )
ValidURL ( "www" ; )
ValidURL ( "link" ; )
Sample Output:
<a href=""></a>

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

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I'm worked on this function for a long time and have been adding features that I've found useful in many scripts and auto-enter fields.

Although it is working great I would appreciate any feedback or suggestions on how to improve it.

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


Is there a dependency to ValidEmail()? Where can I get that?

IKBM, Florida
May 02, 2012 4:06am

My apologies for not uploading ValidEmail(), that is used in this function. It is now uploaded.

Roger Biel, Casa Grande, Arizona
May 02, 2012 7:31am

Ciao Roger,

The function is not working with italian .it sites.

Gianluca, Milan
December 19, 2015 11:40pm

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