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GetReduxList ( text ; isBreakOnWords ; minSearchChars ; maxSearchChars )

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Cristos L-C, inRESONANCE
http://www.cristoslc.com

Explodes a piece of text into its constituent strings, for use in a partial-string match portal search feature.

Sample Input:
GetReduxList ( "Alpha-Bravo-Charlie" ; 1 ; "3" ; "100" )
Sample Output:
Alpha-Bravo-Charlie
Alpha-Bravo-Charli
Alpha-Bravo-Charl
Alpha-Bravo-Char
Alpha-Bravo-Cha
Alpha-Bravo-Ch
Alpha-Bravo-C
Alpha-Bravo-
Alpha-Bravo
Alpha-Brav
Alpha-Bra
Alpha-Br
Alpha-B
Alpha-
Alpha
Alph
Alp
Bravo-Charlie
Bravo-Charli
Bravo-Charl
Bravo-Char
Bravo-Cha
Bravo-Ch
Bravo-C
Bravo-
Bravo
Brav
Bra
Charlie
Charli
Charl
Char
Cha


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Description:

Explodes a piece of text into its constituent strings, for use in a partial-string match portal search feature.

For more information on this search technique, see http://www.mindfiresolutions.com/Filter-portal-records-by-partial-matching-of-search-criteria-in-FileMaker-1022.php

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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Thanks Cristos - just what I needed.

Charlie Bailey, Northampton, MA
July 14, 2015 11:58am

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