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PositionValues ( Text ; Value )

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Koji Takeuchi, Splash, Inc.
http://www.splash.jp/

Return value number of Value in Text.

Sample Input:
PositionValues ( "A¶B¶C" ; "B" )
Sample Output:
2


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Description:

PositionValues ( Text ; Value )
2011.03.26, Koji Takeuchi <takeuchi@nemoux.com>


description:
Return value number of Value in Text.
ex.
Text = return seperated text
"A¶B¶C" or
List ( TO::Field ) or
ValueListItems ( Get ( FileName ) ; "ValueListName" )
Value = search text
"B" or
one line value to search in Text

PositionValues ( "A¶B¶C" ; "B" )
-> 2

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

Discuss:

How about a simple one:

Index ( listOfValues ; searchValue ) =

ValueCount ( Left ( listOfValues ; Position ( ¶ & listOfValues & ¶ ; ¶ & searchValue & ¶ ; 1 ; 1 ) ) )


See also:
http://www.briandunning.com/cf/908

comment, VR
March 26, 2011 10:45am

Hey, that one is 10x cooler than mine...
Thanks for suggesting.

Koji Takeuchi, Tokyo
March 26, 2011 11:05pm

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