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NextBinPattern

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Erich Schmidt, N.N.
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The next binary pattern

Sample Input:
NextBinPattern(44)
NextBinPattern(48)
NextBinPattern(63)
Sample Output:
49
65
95


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

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Description:

The function returns the next higher number whose binary form contains as many 1 as the binary form of the parameter "decimal"

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I'd love to know why anyone would want this?

Crispin, UK
September 02, 2015 12:29pm

This allows the solution of any choice problem in an easy way. For a mask-controlled choice you need every binary pattern with the same number of binary digits 1.

See also: description of GetPatternList()

Erich, Rostock/Germany
September 02, 2015 1:55pm

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