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TakeOffChars (FieldName ; CharAmount)

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Takes off set characters

Sample Input:
TakeOffChars ( f1 ; 3 )

TakeOffChars ( f1 ; 1 )
Sample Output:
ThisFi (if "f1" is "ThisField")

Field, Fiel, Fie, Fi, F (sequence as backspace if "f1" is "Field")

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

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I made this as a backspace script by using "1" as the CharAmount for a FileMaker Calculator, but it can be used for many things. To make a backspace, set a script to use "Insert Calculated Result" and use this as the calculation. Then set a button to the script.

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