Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

stringWithParams ( string ; paramList )

Function that substitute parameters in a string. The parameters are placeholders with a specific format. This function act some sort like the printf function in C.

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  Sample input:
stringWithParams ("My name is %3, I am %1 years old and I do love %2 for dinner."; "52¶potatoes¶John Smith")
  Sample output:
My name is John Smith, I am 52 and I do love potatoes for dinner.

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Function that substitute parameters in a string. The parameters are placeholders with a specific format. This function act some sort like the printf function in C.

The format of a placeholder must be %X where X is the index number of the parameter in the list.

Might be useful for multilingual solution.

 

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