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TrimReturns ( text )

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Kieren MacMillan, kierencom
http://www.kierencom.ca

Trims leading and trailing paragraph returns.

Sample Input:
TrimReturns ( "

this

is the
text

" )
Sample Output:
this

is the
text


 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:

Trims leading and trailing paragraph returns, but could easily be modified to trim any other desired character(s), e.g., tab, space, period, etc.

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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Very nice and simply elegant. I tried for about an hour to do this....should've came here first! :)
Thanks for sharing.

Steve, Broomall, PA
July 12, 2014 12:44pm

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