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SizeMask (Text ; IdealSize ; Increment ; CharSpace )

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Mask text to insure it fits in a given space

Sample Input:
SizeMask (EmailAddress ; 10; 2; 20)
Sample Output:
mylongemailaddress@goesforever.com

(in a 2 point font)


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

Click here to copy To Clip Manager if you have myFMbutler's Clip Manager installed

Description:

Useful particularly for form outputs where you want text to conform to certain width without breaking to a new line. Notes:

IdealSize - should be specified in the font point size you want most masked items to appear.

Increment - specify how much to shrink the font by when text runs over the specified width. A lower "Increment" will trigger more drops in font size, but makes optimum use of space and the drops will be less radical.

CharSpace - specifies the width you are trying to constrain to, expressed in number of characters.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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