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FilterOut ( ListA ; ListB )

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Jul Carson, Code-J

Filter the values of Lists out of ListA

Sample Input:
FilterOut ( "a¶b¶c¶d¶e¶f" ; "e¶b¶c" )
Sample Output:

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This function takes the values of ListB and removes them from ListA. The values in each list can be in any order. This function should work with any version of Filemaker 8.0 onwards. The only limits of list length are driven by the recursion limit.

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


FilterOut ( "abcde" ; "e" ) returns "abc".

You'd need ¶ on both side for partially matching text.

19752, fmc
March 07, 2018 8:32pm

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