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PayRef (reference)

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Michael Bijnens, freelance developer
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European (structured) payment reference

Sample Input:
PayRef ( 20130001 )
Sample Output:
+++002/0130/00176+++


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Description:

Michael Bijnens - Junior FileMaker Analyst / Programmer
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This CF can only be used by European payment transfers !!!

I use this function for invoices or orders.

What do you need ?

1) A number field "number" with a generated number ( year & serial.. or something else )
2) A text field "payref" with auto calculation ( PayRef ( number ) ).

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:

What exactly is a "European payment transfer"? I cannot find any online resources mentioning it.


AFAIK, modulo-97 check digits are generated as follows:

SerialIncrement ( "00" ; 98 - Mod ( input ; 97 ) )

See, for example:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Bank_Account_Number#Ge nerating_IBAN_check_digits

In your example using 20130001 as the input, the check digits would be calculated as "22" instead of "76".

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November 26, 2013 5:58pm

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