Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

getPathPart ( Pathname ; Number )

Parses pathname for each part

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  Sample input:
C:/Users/Roger/WebWizDirect/Knozall/ ; 1
C:/Users/Roger/WebWizDirect/Knozall/MyTest.txt ; 2
C:/Users/Roger/WebWizDirect/Knozall/MyTest.txt ; 1
C:/Users/Roger/WebWizDirect/Knozall/MyTest.txt ; 99
  Sample output:
Knozall
WebWizDirect
MyTest.txt
txt

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

Option number
0: Returns parent folder
1: Returns the target file or folder name
2-3-4-ect: Returns each part of the pathname
-1: returns Path only
99: returns file extenstion

 

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