SlideView ( text )
Turns regular text into bullet points.
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• Every time the function sees a period, it will replace it with a hard return and a bullet.
• This will simulate a bulleted PowerPoint text field.
Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)
Note: Any screwy text in the function above is supposed to be a bullet. I copied and pasted the bullet from my character map. It works fine in the program, but perhaps not on this website.
I set up a text field called "Text Input." A user can type regular text into this field. I set up a second calculation field called "Text Output." and applied the SlideView custom function.
I used this function to make a viewer that simulates PowerPoint using FM. Good luck. If you want to see the file in action, email me and I will send it to you.
Apr 21, 2010
|Typically, bulleted text is indented. Now if you had a function that could do that...|
|Sean, Birmingham, AL
Apr 21, 2010
|It's easy to indent now with the Unicode functions added to version 10.
Just add a custom function called tab and set it to
Char ( "9" )
and then call tab when ever you want to indent.
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