Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

StopWatch ( AverageRate ; recordcount )

Timer to estimate how long a process will take in seconds

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Roger Biel   Roger Biel
2Geckos Consulting, LLC

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  Sample input:
StopWatch( .005 ; 4000 )
  Sample output:

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

first run returns estimated time
then returns Minutes elapsed since first run and $string variables
IndexTime: is a stored value containing average time per record
recordcount: is the number of files to proccess, if empty then FoundCount is used
Julian: is the number of seconds since Jan 1, 1970



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