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MatchPrefixAll ( theList ; thePrefix )

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Jeremiah Small, Soliant Consulting
http://jsmall.us

Returns all values from a list that matches the supplied prefix.

Sample Input:
MatchPrefixAll ( "layout1¶
layout2¶
layout3¶
printReport¶
printInvoice¶
printEstimate¶
layout4¶
layout5¶"
; "print" )
Sample Output:
printReport
printInvoice
printEstimate


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

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Description:

Updated so List parameter doesn't conflict with native List function.

Returns all values from a list that matches the supplied prefix. This version strips the CR off the end of the result list. For reference, Mike's original revision is included as a comment in the body of the CF above. There is an interesting thread on fmforums.com called "Piggy backing on a CF input parameter" if you are learning about CFs and and care to read a technical discussion about CFs.

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