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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:

(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


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 Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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