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GetColumn ( text ; columnNumber ; columnDelimiter )

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Michael Horak, *COMMENT Visual Realisation
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Returns a list of values from the requested column in text.

Sample Input:
GetColumn (
"1|2|3¶a|b|c¶x|y|z" ;
2 ;
"|"
)
Sample Output:
2
b
y


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

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Description:

Returns a carriage return-delimited list of values from the requested column in a tabular text array.

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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Ran into an issue with the 2008 version above, it caused Filemaker to use many GB's memory within 30 seconds and becoming unresponsive when getting columns from a (large) set of data. Found modified version which solved this entirely on the following page, from Mike_Mitchell

https://community.filemaker.com/message/171033#171033

Henry, Breda
February 07, 2016 7:53am

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