Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

getMaxValue ( theList )

Returns maximum value in a list

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Bob Patin   Bob Patin
Longterm Solutions LLC

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  Sample input:
getMaxValue ("1¶2¶3¶")
  Sample output:

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

Takes a list and returns the max value



comment   comment, VR
Jan 13, 2012

getMaxValue ( "2¶3¶1" ) returns 2.
Bart Bartholomay   Bart Bartholomay, Vero Beach
Jan 13, 2012
What's wrong with:

Max ( 2 : 3 ; 1 )
Bob Patin   Bob Patin, Brentwood, TN
Jan 13, 2012
I was writing this to walk a portal, but you're right, I could take my list, substitute and probably make it work that way.

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