Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

OK_Decrypt ( Text ; Key )

Decrypt data encrypted with OK_Encrypt CF

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Peter Vinogradov   Peter Vinogradov - Show more from this author

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  Sample input:
OK_Decrypt ( "ÔÛÐÑ" ; "Goodbye")
  Sample output:

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

Decrypts text encrypted with the "OK_Encrypt" CF



Charles   Charles, Elberton
Aug 23, 2014
Strange... the Encrypt half of the function seems identical to this even to having the Decrypt comments... Does that mean we only need one function to do both, encrypt and decrypt?
Peter Vinogradov   Peter Vinogradov
Aug 25, 2014
Yep, they've essentially the same function, except in the Decrypt version you subtract the key letter from the ciphertext, and in the Encrypt version you add the keyletter to the ciphertext.

v = Char ( Code ( Left ( text ; 1 ) ) - Code (Middle (key ; i;1) ) );
v = Char ( Code ( Left ( text ; 1 ) ) + Code (Middle (key ; i;1) ) );

But you're right, I didn't change it in the comment text - sloppy of me. I've fixed it now.

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