Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

PositionValues ( text ; searchValue ; occurrence )

Return value position (line number) in list of all occurrences of searchValue

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  Sample input:
positionValues( "A¶B¶A¶C¶D"; "A¶D"; 1)
  Sample output:
1
3
5

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

Multi-value version of the positionValue function. Return the line number of all items in a list where the item = searchValue. Usually you will want to enter 1 for occurrence to find all values. If you enter a number other than one, and your searchValue is in the form of a list, the offset will only be honored for the first item in the list.

 

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