Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

csv.getColumn.if ( array ; matchColumn ; matchValue ; returnColumn ; delimiter )

Get column from array for match in another column

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  Sample input:
csv.getColumn.if( "a;b;c¶a;x;23¶b;b;12"; 1; "a"; 3; ";")
  Sample output:
c
23

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

Get return delimited list of values in designated column of array if value in matchColumn = matchValue. Set matchValue to "*" to return entire column. If first char of matchValue = ! then return all non-matches.
v 1.01, fixed problem with "!" expression
v 1.02 1/27/2011
Added option to handle matchValue as list

 

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