Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

PCSPX ( Variables )

Test the contents of script parameter.

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  Sample input:
Example 1
SP = "Create, Customer, Record"

PCSPX ("Create, Customer, Record")

Example 2
SP = "132 Select, Customer, Record"

Case (
PCSPX ("Select, Customer, Record") ; "Select" ; "Error" )
  Sample output:

1




"Select"

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

This custom function allows you to test the script parameter for multiple values. I usually use this custom function to trigger certain portions of a script. For example, when a script is separated by IFs and ELSEIFs I can send a script parameter to the script that triggers the first portion of the script, but not the second or third. I have found it to be extremely helpful when working with scripts!

NOTE: This custom function is DEPENDENT ON MY OTHER CUSTOM FUNCTION: PCSP. To use this custom function, you must also have the other.

Kevin Kurpe

 

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