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ValueMask (value;template;placeholder)

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Michael Bijnens, freelance developer
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convert a value into a masked value ( by template )

Sample Input:
valueMask ( "0123456789" ; "####/##.##.##" ; "#" )
Sample Output:
0123/45.67.89


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

Click here to copy To Clip Manager if you have myFMbutler's Clip Manager installed

Description:

This custom function converts a input value into a masked value by given template.
It can be used for formatting phone numbers or variable numbering.

ATTENTION : Yet it doesn't check if the length of the input value is equal to the
length of the template! Use a Case / IF function to check.

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:

Should this string near the bottom of the CF "cf_mb_ValueMask" actually be "ValueMask"?

Bart Bartholomay, South Florida
February 25, 2014 7:37am

@ Bart Bartholomay:

U where right! I already changed it.

Thanks..

Michael, Belgium
February 25, 2014 7:59am

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