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Check Zip ( Address ; City ; State ; Zip )

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Mark P, SIP Corporation

Creates the URL for the USPS Check Zip Code Web Page

Sample Input:
Check Zip ( APVE::Mailing Address ; APVE::Mailing City ; APVE::Mailing State ; APVE::Mailing Zip )
Sample Output:!input.action?resultMode=0&address1=TF344BC
PO Box 96019&city=Charlotte&state=NC&zip5=28296-0019

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


This is used with the web viewer to automatically enter the selected address into the USPS check zip code page.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by 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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Doesn't seem to be working for me. Can someone outline the setup process?

Macgyver, Los Angeles, CA
January 11, 2014 7:20pm

I am also having difficulties. Somewhere in the calling sequence parameters are needed to indicate the street address field and table from the database to be passed to the web site. (e.g. membertbl::street).

Jack b, Boca Raton, fl
March 03, 2014 10:06am

found it

Jack b, Boca Raton, fl
March 03, 2014 3:24pm

found it

Jack b, Boca Raton, fl
March 03, 2014 3:25pm

How do I get the result from the URL into my Zip Code field?

Art C, Portland, OR
December 20, 2014 1:17am

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