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VariableGlobalize ( LocalVariableName )

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Jonathan Mickelson, Thought Development Corp.

Changes the scope of a Local variable to a Global variable of the same name, with the same contents.

Sample Input:
If $testVar = 56:
VariableGlobalize ( "$testVar" )
Sample Output:
$$testVar = 56 and
$testVar = null

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

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Requires FileMaker 8 or higher.

This function Transfers the contents of a Local variable to a Global variable of the same name and clears the original variable.

This is valuable for instances where a local variable has been used throughout a script and it's then determined that the scope of the variable should persist beyond the current script.

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

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