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Returns selection in a text field.

Sample Input:
Perform Find/Replace [getActiveSelection; Find Next]

-- All Records/Requests. All fields. Next. Direction: All.
Sample Output:
Finds the next instance of the selection. Since the Find keeps the result selected, this function can be repeated to find each subsequent instance.

 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


John Mark Osborne built something like this before custom functions existed, and this was my inspiration for the specific use of this function. The function can be used for many other purposes as well.

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