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FilterWordsByTest ( text ; varName ; test ; include_1 ; mode )

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Fabrice Nordmann, 1-more-thing

Returns a text filtered by a test

Sample Input:
FilterWordsByTest ( "how incredible is that"; "word"; "length ( word ) < 4"; 1; ¶)
Sample Output:
how¶is" ( words shorter than 4 characters, formatted as a list)

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Regular expressions in FileMaker !
This is a very custumisable function, read the comments to know more about it.
Virtually any type of text parsing is possible with this function and FilterValuesByTest.

UPDATE : I would now recommend the use of CustomList, by Agnès Barouh :, or FilterList :

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

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