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# FileMaker Pro Custom Functions

Phone.Format.AUS ( PhNumber )

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Phil Hanson, GCSC
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Cleans and formats an Australian phone number

Sample Input:
 Phone.Format.AUS(0411-123456) Phone.Format.AUS(07-55 123456)
Sample Output:
 0411 123 456 07 5512 3456

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

## Description:

If not 10 digits, leave as is, it will fail validation.

Otherwise it removes formatting, leading and trailing spaces and returns,

It puts the number in a 2,4,4 format for landline numbers or 4,3,3 format for mobile numbers.

Starting with 04 or 05 = mobile, rest are landline.

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

## Discuss:

/* Same result and "PhNumber" field must be text!!! */

Let ( [ Self = Filter ( PhNumber ; "1234567890" ) ] ;
If ( Length ( Self ) <> 10 ; Self ;
If ( Left ( Self ; 2 ) = "04" or Left ( Self ; 2 ) = "05" ;
Left ( Self ; 4 ) & " " &
Middle ( Self ; 5 ; 3 ) & " " &
Right ( Self ; 3 ) ;

Left ( Self ; 2 ) & " " &
Middle ( Self ; 3 ; 4 ) & " " &
Right ( Self ; 4 )
)
)
)

Omelyan Burtnyk, Chicago, IL
January 22, 2017 3:33pm

Thanks Omelyan, I've updated using your more efficient code.

Phil Hanson, Gold Coast, Australia
February 10, 2017 6:04pm

how can i code the following in Custom Function if you can write it for me

theta = lon2 - lon1
dist = acos(sin(lat1) × sin(lat2) + cos(lat1) × cos(lat2) × cos(theta))
if (dist < 0) dist = dist + pi
dist = dist × 6371.2

Tareq, Bahrain
February 15, 2017 10:39am