Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Ex@ct ( originalText ; comparisonText ; wildChar )

Compares two text strings, allowing for a wildcard character.

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  Sample input:
Ex@ct ( "Gray" ; "Gr@y" ; "@" )

Ex@ct ( "Don" ; "@on" ; "@" )

Ex@ct ( "Bron" ; "@on" ; "@" )

Ex@ct ( "555-123-4567" ; "555-###-4567" ; "#" )
  Sample output:
1

1

0

1

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

Compares the contents of originalText to comparisonText and returns 1 (True) if the contents match, 0 (False) otherwise. The comparisonText may contain one wildcard character for each unknown character.

 

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