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Martin Spanjaard, Trias Digitaal

Returns a string of 10 tab characters; helper function for XMLtab

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// 2014 © Martin Spanjaard, Trias Digitaal
// Returns a string of 10 tab characters.
// Nothings special, just to make life easier.
// Helper function for XMLtag

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Sorry, I don't see any function code. Did you forget to insert the code?

Robert Kahn, Kiel/Germany
May 11, 2014 6:15am

No Robert, no function code. It's just that you can use this in calculations so it's name shows you what it is or does. It spares you to type in tab characters + comment each time you would like to use them. Nothing more than that.

Martin Spanjaard, Amsterdam
May 11, 2014 9:12am

Tab ( n )
//n is rounded between 1 and 400
Substitute ( 10 ^ Max ( 1 ; Min ( 400 ; Int ( n ) ) ) - 1 ; 9 ; Char ( 9 ) )

unix, Japan
June 12, 2014 5:18pm

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