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Current Month_Abreviation

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Walter Noia, Digi
http://www.digidelta.pt

Easy Way of getting a short Month (Of current Month Date)

Sample Input:
January
Febuary
March
April
Sample Output:
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR


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

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Description:

Easy way of getting a 3 letter month format
field. or a Global field, calculation field or
a variable

with the current date

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

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Your sample output isn't accurate, strictly speaking. You would need to enclose everything in the Upper() function to get upper case letters.

Also, this would be made a whole lot more useful as a custom function if you accepted a date as a function parameter. Then you could get the 3 digit abbreviation for any date you wanted, instead of just the current date. Something like this:
Upper(Left(MonthName(TheDate); 3))

HazMatt, Blaine, MN USA
October 20, 2012 1:05pm

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