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HexToRGB ( Hex ; RGorB )

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Jeremiah Small, Soliant Consulting

Returns a decimal integer that represents a color obtained by converting standard 6 character hexadecimal input.

Sample Input:
HexToRGB ( "#FFFF00" ; "R" )
HexToRGB ( "#FFFF00" ; "RGB" )
Sample Output:

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


Returns an integer that represents a color obtained by converting standard 6 character hexadecimal input.
If you pass any value to the RGorB param other than "R" or "G" or "B" the function will return the full spectrum decimal value.
The RGorB parameter is a switch modifies the calculation to return only the red, green or blue decimal value of Hex.

Hex = Hexadecimal input. Handles inputs containing leading/trailing spaces and/or # symbol.

RGorB = Switch that determines the spectrum of output ( "R" = red; "G" = green; "B" = Blue; "RGB" or "0" or [not null] = RGB ).

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


Just a quick thanks Jeremy, you donated this many years ago and today it very neatly solved a problem for me.
Cheers, Nick

Nick Lightbody, Sussex UK
August 28, 2016 3:45am

Exactly what I search. it's works well, Thanx.

Math, Paris, France
August 22, 2017 1:44am

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