Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

RelativePath ( sourcePath ; targetPath ; separator )

Returns the relative path from the source file to the target file.

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  Sample input:
RelativePath (
"/Macintosh HD/Users/Documents/source.txt" ;
"/Macintosh HD/Users/Documents/target.txt" ;
"/" )

RelativePath (
"/Macintosh HD/Users/Documents/Origin/source.txt" ;
"/Macintosh HD/Users/Documents/target.txt" ;
"/" )

RelativePath (
"/Macintosh HD/Users/Documents/source.txt" ;
"/Macintosh HD/Users/Documents/Destination/target.txt" ;
"/" )

RelativePath (
"/Macintosh HD/Users/Documents/Origin/source.txt" ;
"/Macintosh HD/Users/Documents/Destination/target.txt" ;
"/" )
  Sample output:
target.txt




../target.txt




Destination/target.txt




../Destination/target.txt





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

Given two absolute paths, returns the relative path from the source file to the target file.

 

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