Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

NumToAlpha ( integer )

Convert numbers to letters

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Jeremiah Small   Jeremiah Small
Soliant Consulting, Inc.

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  Sample input:
NumToAlpha ( 27 )
  Sample output:

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

Converts a number to it's alphabet equivalent.

Since there is no zero-equivalent in the alphbet, this function plays a few tricks with the starting positions to make zero-based, base ten input (0-9) conform to one-based, base twenty-six output. It is otherwise the same as DecToHex found at



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