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NumberLines( Text ; Format_abc|123|PrefixChar ; suffix ; n ; result%

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Alex Babkov, Real Evolution
www.realevolution.com.au

Recursive custom function that will return a delimted list with character or pattern you specify

Sample Input:
NumberLines( "Celery¶Popsicle¶Coke¶Ice Cream" ; "abc" ; ") " ; "" ; "" )
Sample Output:
a) Celery
b) Popsicle
c) Coke
d) Ice Cream


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

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Description:

I find this useful when presenting lists in custom dialogs and having the user select a particular value in that list -- prefixing a number pattern of 1, 2, 3 or a letter pattern of a, b, c makes it much easier for them to pick out particular items.

Specifying "abc" as the Format will return a list of up to 26 values -- prefix, only. Specifying "123" will return any number of values in the list. Specifying any other character(s) will return that list with the character prefixed.

As for the name, i couldn't think of anything else -- and the % at the end should be a ")" not sure what's going on there.

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

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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