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URLEncode ( url )

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Tony Tanevski, Hi-Voltage Melbourne

Encodes a url

Sample Input:
URLEncode ( " page" )
Sample Output:

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

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Use this custom function to encode your urls. For example, a space in a url is not a valid character, but encoding it with %20 is valid.

Tony Tanevski
Hi-Voltage, Melbourne Australia

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Your sample is wrong. : and / and . in the parameter will be encoded in the result. You need encode each component of URL.

unin, Japan
October 26, 2015 8:59pm

fixed - thanks for letting me know.

Tony Tanevski, Melbourne
October 26, 2015 9:52pm

the characters !'()* are allowed in URL's and don't need to be encoded.

Since FileMaker 8.5 there is the function:

GetAsURLEncoded ( tekst )

which does the same as your CF

Menno, Netherlands
December 29, 2015 1:59pm

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