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DistributionTR ( uniqueList; dataList)

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Bruce Robertson, Concise Design
http://concise-design.com

For each item in list 1, counts occurrences in list 2

Sample Input:
DistributionTR( "A¶B¶C"; "A¶A¶A¶B¶A¶B")
Sample Output:
A 4
B 2
C 0


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

Simpler output than original function; tab and return delimited, no highlighting.

For each item in list 1 (uniquelist) , counts occurrences in list 2 (datalist). So for instance list 1 could include Seattle and Portland, and list two could be the result of a list function that accumulates the "City" field across a record set.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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Is there a way to sort the resulting list by the occurrence values?

Gmal, New York
May 29, 2013 6:34pm

That's left up to you. Could be done easier now with ExecuteSQL anyway.

Bruce Robertson, Redmond WA
May 29, 2013 9:26pm

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