FilterASCII ( text ; extended )
Removes characters from text, retaining only printable ASCII characters.
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Michael Horak - Show more from this author
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FilterASCII ( "$10 (£8) to Mæstro Hœfler, ©2010 Résumé & Co.
$10 (£8) to Mæstro Hfler, ©2010 Résumé & Co.
Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)
Removes characters from text, retaining only printable characters included in the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (US-ASCII) character set.
The following characters are passed by the filter:
• Horizontal Tab ;
• Carriage return ;
• Space ;
• Characters ...
When the extended parameter is True(1), characters in the extended ASCII character set range .. are also passed.
This function is NOT recursive.
|Bart Bartholomay, Vero Beach
Mar 27, 2011
|In your second example I notice that the "œ" should be retained under "extended".|
Mar 27, 2011
|No, it shouldn't. The example is designed to demonstrate the difference between "æ" , a member of the extended ASCII charset, and "œ" . The highest code in the set is 255.|
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