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FormatLike ( text ; template )

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Peter Vinogradov, Peter Vinogradov Consulting
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Applies the formatting of 'template' to 'text'

Sample Input:
FormatLike ( "Title"; Templates::Heading1)
Sample Output:
Title (using the same formatting as the text in the field Templates::Heading1)


 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:

For applying a single format (color, style, etc.) to a field (either with a calc or an auto-enter replacement calc), regardless of how the user formats the text.

Idea is to define the overriding style in another field using FileMaker controls, rather than hard-coding the style into your calc.

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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