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StripReserved( text )

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Roger Biel, 2Geckos Consulting, LLC

Cleans text of special characters, colors, fonts, sizes, spaces, styles, and characters that may cause errors

Sample Input:
StripReserved ( "∑Text₪maycontain unusable₠haracters₡" )
Sample Output:
Text may contain unusable characters

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Cleans text of special characters, colors, fonts, sizes, and styles

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


I get an error, "An Operator (e.g. +, -, *,...) is expected here."

FileMaker highlights "text .. at the end of this string as the problem area.

BodyLen = Position ( Text ; "<script type="text/

I'm using FMPA v 14.0.3.

Scott C, Saluda, North Carolina
November 05, 2015 4:40am

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