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evaluateAsNeeded ( value )

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Jonathan Fletcher, Fletcher Data Consulting
http://www.fletcherdata.com

Evaluate calcs in number fields

Sample Input:
sqrt ( 9 )
Sample Output:
3


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

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Description:

Number field calculation using any entered FileMaker function or sign.

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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unix, Japan
July 14, 2016 8:06pm

I wanted it to pass through the number when it's a number and process the calculation only when there are characters other than numbers. How does your Evaluate approach handle simply numbers? Do you think I was overthinking the solution?

Jonathan Fletcher, Louisville, KY
July 14, 2016 8:20pm

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