Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

ParseAllBetween ( source ; start ; stop ; startPos ; result )

Parses data between 2 strings for all occurrences in the specified source and returns them in a list

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  Sample input:
parseAllBetween ( "

test1

test2

" ; "

" ; "

" ; 0 ; "" )
  Sample output:
test1
test2

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

The parser finds all occurrences of the start and stop strings and returns what is in between for each in a list. It also allows for a start position to be specified, this can be set to 0 if you want to parse through all of the source. Otherwise it will start at the specified character

 

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